September 22, 2014 / Uncategorized
From Dan Rhodes :: Editor-in-Chief. In a recent interview, Mitt Romney once again displayed how sore …
Dan Rhodes is Editor-in-Chief of The Other Journal. He is also Minister of Political and Missional Life at Emmaus Way in Durham, North Carolina, and the author (with Tim Conder) of Free for All: Rediscovering the Bible in Community (Baker Books, 2009). He is currently a candidate for the doctorate of theology at Duke University Divinity School. He lives in Raleigh with his wife, Elizabeth.
In this essay, David Kline and Dan Rhodes discuss how Christianity can learn from the Tea Party, while at the same time showing how the language of cliché not only distracts us from the real political issues we face but also creates an ersatz sense of certainty that can make us unintentional participants in evil and violence.