Tag Archives: Patriotism

Patriotism Is Not Even Close To Being The Highest Virtue

Soon after I became a Christian I had a conversation with a youth pastor. July Fourth was coming up and he said that he thought patriotism was very Godly. I asked, “What about citizens in Nazi Germany?” “Ummm … so maybe not … Continue reading

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A Fourth of July Thought on the Downside of Patriotism

[From the archives.] Soon after I became a Christian I had a conversation with a youth pastor. July Fourth was coming up and he said that he thought patriotism was very Godly. I asked, “What about citizens in Nazi Germany?” “Ummm … … Continue reading

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Patriotism Isn’t Always A Virtue – a Fourth of July post

[From the archives.] Soon after I became a Christian I had a conversation with a youth pastor. July Fourth was coming up and he said that he thought patriotism was very Godly. I asked, “What about citizens in Nazi Germany?” “Ummm … … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July! (And why patriotism isn’t the highest virtue)

[Tomorrow we celebrate Independence Day here in the States, and I am running a post today from my archives. I also recommend you read Laura Droege’s excellent post on her experience at church last Sunday; she describes vividly what can … Continue reading

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