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Christ Under the Gun: Owen Strachan Is Wrong About American Sniper

This should be deeply troubling for anyone who has an investment in the Christian faith. The connection of violence to masculinity is at once unbiblical and unholy – the praise of violence in the course of worshipping a man who commanded us to lay down our swords should give anyone pause. But that is precisely the problem with this particular flavor of “biblical” manhood and womanhood. This theology is less about allowing ourselves to be changed and challenged by a God who does not fit any of our expectations and more about making our image of God fit into cultural presuppositions about the masculine and feminine.

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