There couldn't possibly be any more from James K.A. Smith's "Awaiting the King" that we could talk about, right? Wrong. The idea of separation of church and state has caused many Christians to wear their christian identity and political identity separately. In this episode, we discuss the provocative question, "What would it look like to be the church FOR the state?"
Recent controversy in the Evangelical community got us thinking about how the gospel speaks to issues of social justice. In this episode, we explore how some of the ideas from James K.A. Smith's "Awaiting the King" might challenge the way Christians respond to and engage with social justice.
After our recent conversations with James K.A. Smith, we received a number of questions from listeners. We decided to take some time in this episode and discuss more ideas from his book, "Awaiting the King."
We continue our conversation with Dr. James K.A. Smith - an author and philosophy professor at Calvin College. We discuss his book, "Awaiting the King," and the question he raises at the end of the book which he calls, "the Godfather problem."
In this week's episode, we are joined by Dr. James K.A. Smith - an author and philosophy professor at Calvin College. We discuss his book, *"Awaiting the King,"* which focuses on how the church should (and shouldn't) involve itself in political and social matters.