The church owes Karen Swallow Prior a debt of gratitude for reminding us of the spiritual power of imagination.
So many things that we modern people add to our lives are utterly trivial. This is a spiritual AND political problem.
My answer in First Things: No. Excerpt: Warnings about the optics of Trump as a leader of religious conservatives aren’t totally misguided. Trump’s pro-life politics almost certainly arise from convention and convenience, rather than conviction. His rhetoric is incompatible with a holistically Christian worldview, and there may be some political blowback to the pro-life agenda …
A decade later, the Emergent Church discovers that you DO need boundaries. Just the right ones.