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Being Christian in America in a time of crisis

The October 2019 interview on “Glen’s Parallax Perspectives” takes a fresh look at some public policy issues that have been pushed hard from conservative Christian viewpoints, showing that those are not the only voices of Christianity. Glen interviews three retired Christian ministers—Paul Wee, Melody Young, and Paul Lundborg—who share faith-based insights and perspectives that differ greatly from those of the Religious Right.

We discuss how the Religious Right has hijacked Christianity and American politics. Theologians and religious leaders pushed back in an essay called “Reclaiming Jesus: A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis.” Our interviewees discuss points in this article that affirm an authentic Christian faith that supports all people’s human rights and equality.

We also discuss the constitutionally required separation of Church and State, Jesus’ radical nonviolent campaign for social justice, the Liberation Theology movement and other remedies.

More information about this topic and our discussion is on my blog, www.parallaxperspectives.org. You can find this program and previous programs there as well. Cable TV subscribers in Thurston Co can watch this interview on TCTV Mondays at 1:30 pm, Wednesdays at 5, and Thursdays at 9 throughout the month. Questions?  Contact Glen Anderson, producer/host at (360) 491-9093 glenanderson@integra.net

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