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Resisting U.S. Empire?

  • Mark Lewis Taylor

Abstract

I would like to reflect here on the notion of patriotism and Christian practice through a text from the Gospel of Luke (4:24–30). It is full of implications for interpreting the meaning of Christian faithfulness in relation to our loyalties to nation, to others on the boundaries of nations, and ultimately to a global humanity. Let me reproduce this text in full.

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United States Today Global Humanity Christian Practice Christian Nationalism Cluster Sample Survey 
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  1. 2.
    Michael Ignatiev, Empire Lite: Nation-Building in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Kosovo ( New York: Vintage, 2003 ).Google Scholar
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    For one example, see Anatol Lieven, American Right or Wrong: The Anatomy of American Nationalism ( Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004 ).Google Scholar
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    Karen J. Greenberg and Joshua L. Dratel, The Torture Papers: The Road to AbuGhraib ( New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005 ).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Michael G. Long and Tracy Wenger Sadd 2007

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