September 21, 2022
There are lots of ways to hide behind faith when it suits our purpose. The reasons are varied and broad, but the bottom line is that whipping out the Christian label sometimes becomes a way to deflect arguments rather than taking responsibility for actions. After all, who dares to argue when we summon Christianity as sole arbiter of our behaviors, no matter how egregious they might be? A 2020 census by the Public Religion Research Institute regarding religious affiliation notes that self-identified evangelical Christians make up approximately 14 percent of those claiming to be United Sta...