In the days leading up to Holy Week, a chemical weapon attack against civilians has taken place in Syria, and the United States has attacked a Syrian airbase in retaliation. As cable news pundits celebrated the US attack as “beautiful” and “spectacular,” is there a particularly Christian way of viewing the violence in Syria?
In this episode, we will speak with two of the most well-regarded voices in the field of Christian Ethics today. Dr. David Gushee, professor at Mercer University and President of the Society of Christian Ethics joins us today, as well as Dr. Stanley Hauerwas of Duke University. You might imagine these two leading thinkers differ on important points, but you’ll be interested to know where they agree. Get ready for a thought-provoking conversation.