‘So What?’ The Nightmare Christians Should Be Having

Truth hurts.

…we shouldn’t be surprised how the “Nones” fail to square the fairly straightforwardly pacifist Jesus of the Gospels with the Libertarian Jesus of some Christians, a Jesus who apparently doesn’t have a problem with the idea that school safety can be secured with “God and a loaded gun.”

Christians claim to believe in a Jesus, who spent a great deal of time reaching out to, speaking out for, advocating on behalf of “the least of these”; but then some segments of Christianity align themselves with a brand of politics that seems interested in advancing only the interests of the wealthiest among us — at the expense of the poor, the hungry, the naked, and the outcast — which is to say, at the expense of the least of these.

Link to article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/derek-penwell/so-what-the-nightmare-christians-should-be-having_b_2545534.html

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