Miroslav Volf on the moralizing framework and the blissful innocence that is puzzling to many about America.

QUESTION FOR REFLECTION


  1. Volf characterizes America as having a “pervasive sense of innocence” and “optimism.” “There is a moralizing framework that pervades the country,” Volf says. Often, Americans see ourselves as “good people,” and therefore others as bad people. How can this view of ourselves often become detrimental? How is this view in opposition to the Christian message?

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