October 6, 2011

Four Suggested Changes to Christian Theology

Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion and Democracy

U.S. nuclear weapons and American Christians are destabilizing forces that threaten to set afire an Israeli/Palestinian “tinderbox” and ultimately trigger a disastrous war, according to the Emergent Church movement’s chief guru.

“I think the most likely scenario for a nuclear war that could have worldwide consequences would involve my country some way intervening in the Middle East,” warned author Brian McLaren to an English audience. He assessed the situation in the Middle East as “unsustainable.”

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