Not a take-it-or-leave it thing…

Take it away, and Karl Marx was probably right to accuse Christianity of ignoring the problems of the material world. Take it away, and Sigmund Freud was  probably right to say that Christianity is a wish-fulfillment religion. Take it away, and Friedrich Nietzsche was probably right to say that Christianity is a religion for wimps. Put it back, and you have a faith that can take on the postmodern world that looks to Marx, Freud and Nietzsche as its prophets; you can beat them at their own game with the Easter news that the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength.[1]


[1] N.T. Wright, quoted in Tim Keller, The Reason for God, 212.

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About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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