Continuing on my journey of the necessity of Christian cultural foundations if liberty is the objective….
There is much in Wright's work on this topic regarding theology; as you know, I try not to bring this into the discussion. I look at Christianity as it was foundational to the liberties present in Western Civilization (and absent virtually everywhere else); I look at the Church (or churches, in our fractured era) as institutionally both large enough and with the right message – well, the right message if they would actually utilize the Gospels instead of the state-worshipping talking points. It is with this in mind that I work through Wright's essays.
Wright suggests that Christians who look for a future of glory are missing their calling today; this is because they misunderstand the meaning of the Resurrection. My concern here is not a theological interpretation of the resurrection; my concern is liberty, therefore the call for Christian leaders to act today, in this world: