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THE IRONY OF NT WRIGHT'S ANTI-CONSTANTINIANISM

Have been reading “The ‘Fresh Perspective’ on Paul: A Theology of Anti-Americanism” by Denny Burk and deeply appreciate his take on NT Wright and the New Perspective. It strikes me as deeply ironic that Wright, who is so anti-Empire and critical of Constantinianism, is, by virtue of his position as an Anglican Bishop in the Church of England, deeply enmeshed in a Constantinian structure! If he were to think through the ramifications of his critique he should exit the Church of England pronto and become—say it not in Gath—a Dissenter or Nonconformist!    

Excellent point, Michael!

Is not the Fresh Perspective remarkably similar to the standard Anti-American rhetoric found in much of British and Canadian thought?

Maybe the Fresh Perspective is more properly termed the Jealous Perspective.

Clint:

Yes it surely is!

Allow me to contribute a collegial snicker.

Ha! I didn't even think of that irony. How did I miss it?!

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