not rooted in a desire to change

To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World by James Davison Hunter pages 231 to 234. Christians are called to related to the world within a dialectic of affirmation and antithesis. The first moment in the dialectic is affirmation. …The significance of affirmation as the first momentContinue reading “not rooted in a desire to change”

even love has force

Every grammar and every narrative is an imposition; every source of inequality in power is a source of intimidation and force; even love has forceā€”for it draws and compels people in ways that they may not desire in themselves. Thus, as long as the church is constituted by human beings and is a human institution,Continue reading “even love has force”