As most of my readers know I am a man of that certain age—the age that came to adulthood in the 9/11 era. I have seen faith in God horribly abused, and I’ve tried to figure out what that means.
Ultimately that led me to do an M.Phil. over in Cambridge and study retellings of Genesis 22 from the 2nd century BCE to the 2nd century CE, which eventually became my book An Uncomfortable Bit of Rope.
Since then I’ve gone to seminary and now graduated (with Honors) from LTSP!
The following is a sermon I did for the class Next Level Preaching. I would say it is the current summation of my attempt to make meaning out of the 9/11 era. It is My Testimony to the Fanatics and to the New Atheists: