West on Christianity.

“To be a Christian — a follower of Jesus Christ — is to love wisdom, love justice, and love freedom … If Christians do not exemplify this love and freedom, then we side with the nihilists of the Roman empire who put Jesus to a humiliating death. … To be a Christian is to live dangerously, honestly, freely — to step in the name of love as if you may land on nothing, yet to keep stepping because the something that sustains you no empire can give you and no empire can take away. This is the kind of vision and courage required to enable the renewal of prophetic, democratic Christian identity in the age of the American empire.”

– Cornel West.

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  1. societyvs said:

    Man I love Cornel West…saw him on Bill Maher the other day.

    “To be a Christian is to live dangerously, honestly, freely — to step in the name of love as if you may land on nothing, yet to keep stepping because the something that sustains you no empire can give you and no empire can take away” (C West)

    How can one not love that statement? Sooo true.

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