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How Bonhoeffer Can Be an Ally for Trump Voters — October 18, 2016

How Bonhoeffer Can Be an Ally for Trump Voters

 

When Liberty University’s president Jerry Falwell Jr. announced his endorsement for Trump, I was amazed at the rhetoric that justified the evangelical vote for a Trump presidency. As someone with close ties to the evangelical community my amazement turned into horror as I witnessed how evangelical leaders across the board joined in the call to urge evangelical voters to love up on Trump. Continue reading

Review of “Race Matters” by Cornel West — July 10, 2015

Review of “Race Matters” by Cornel West

512lQebfcDL._SX320_BO1,204,203,200_As a foreign student in the United States my entry into the racism debate is recent. I had a psychological conversion 4 years ago when, through the experience of a black class mate, I became aware of my participation in white privilege even though I am not an American citizen. I have come to realize that the litmus test for any worldview or ethics, and especially any expression of Christian spirituality, is its stance on racism in the US and its willingness to make it the prime focus of action and reflection. Racism is not just one of the many issues the US is facing. It points to THE moral flaw of the US at its core and thus its challenge.

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Je Suis Charlie But I’m also a Moron — January 15, 2015

Je Suis Charlie But I’m also a Moron

Je suis Charlie, but I’m also a moron!

The atrocious acts of muslim terrorism give us reason to be worried and upset. There seems to be  steady rise in incidents in the West and we witness growing atrocity, as IS trumps Al Quaida violence with the most barbaric cruelty. There are more radical organizations at work too attempting to open more frontiers of islamic jihad. Radical Islam is a threat. Let there be no mistake about this. Yet, the West should examine itself before pretending to be innocent. Islam may be a threat to the West and its libertarian ways, but a close examination of its libertarianism reveals a shallow self-infatuation together with a solid dose of hypocrisy.

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Bonhoeffer’s Dialectical Christocentrism — January 12, 2015

Bonhoeffer’s Dialectical Christocentrism

For those who are interested, here is a piece that explains what my Bonhoeffer dissertation is all about and what will determine my theological program after that. It may be a little dense and technical, but if you want to get the whole picture of how my work on Bonhoeffer connects with the future of the Church, you will want to read this post.

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Theological 10-step Guide to the Evolution Theory for Conservatives — August 1, 2014
The Eternal Melody: Mendelssohn and Bonhoeffer — February 12, 2014