September 20, 2018 / Theology
The classicist Gavin Richardson looks at walls in late Roman propaganda and what they have to tell us in the Age of Trump.
Not unlike the admonitions of Karl Barth and Dietrich Bonhoeffer, religious leaders’ calls to welcome the disenfranchised stranger often fall on deaf ears in their congregations. I can’t help but wonder what’s going on here. What has brought the American church to this place? Why are so many Christians going against their religious authorities on this particular issue?