November 10, 2019
I know what Hauerwas is doing. He believes that American Christians know more about how to be American than how to be Christian. And I would agree with that, just not how he presents the argument.
October 27, 2019
The “Canaanite seduction” as Brueggemann calls it concerns debt. If we can put our neighbors in debt, we can control them. If we keep our neighbor in need and tied to us, we have leverage over them. Thus the debt economy violates the neighborliness that Israel is called to.