Ep. 65 | ‘The Statement on Christian Nationalism and the Gospel’ with Cody Cook

Ep. 65 | ‘The Statement on Christian Nationalism and the Gospel’ with Cody Cook

In this episode, Cody Cook and I discuss The Statement on Christian Nationalism and the Gospel, a document being drafted and revised by a group of evangelical leaders who want to produce a clear definition of ‘Christian nationalism’. This take is in many ways more nuanced that Stephen Wolfe’s The Case for Christian Nationalism, and Cody and I examine several claims made in the statement and show how they are at odds with both a libertarian and a Christian understanding of politics. This episode marks the conclusion of a trilogy of episodes that I have released on Christian nationalism. Listen to this one and then check out those other episodes!

*Please note that the statement is being continually revised; we are addressing claims made in the second version, which was published on May 23, 2023. Those claims may change in future revisions.

 

Additional Resources

The Statement on Christian Nationalism and the Gospel: https://www.statementonchristiannationalism.com/

Twitter Page: @CGNStatement

Ep 60: The Case Against Christian Nationalism: https://theprotestantlibertarianpodcast.buzzsprout.com/1978104/12780590

Ep 62: A Reformed Critique of Christian Nationalism with Stephen Angliss: https://theprotestantlibertarianpodcast.buzzsprout.com/1978104/12877729

Cody Cook’s Website: https://www.cantus-firmus.com

Twitter: @CantusFirmusCC

Cantus Firmus Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cantus-firmus/id926516807

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