Helpful articles addressing the terrorist attack at Emanuel AME Church last week have appeared in a number of outlets, some offering superb analysis.
One question concerning the context of violence in church in particular, and persecution in general, is what commonalities exist between the experiences of persecuted groups.
Writer Francis Spufford
“There needs to be a reason before the reasons began why you’d engage with an argument about God at all. This, I think, is where it makes sense to speak in the language of experience, of emotion.”
A revisionist theology of nature
In his book Earth in Balance, Al Gore asks, “Why does it feel faintly heretical to a Christian to suppose that God is in us as human beings?
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