...Or are we Christians who just happen to have been born in America?
There is a lot of talk about Romans 13:1-7 and usage of that passage to call for docile conformity to the will of America. In the video in the link below, Hauerwas asks us to read 13:1-7 in the context of 12, and, I would add, in the context of the following verses 13:8-10. If one part of this passage (don't harm enemies) requires us to violate other parts of this passage (submit to the government), which part should have priority?
What do you think? Click the link to watch the 3 minutes video. It is from a panel at Duke University on Religious Speech and Public Discourse.
Stanley Hauerwas Resources from Jesus Radicals
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