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A Christian Response to Fascism: Part 11 of 16

If you’re new to this series, I’m a pastor countering aspects of fascism with Christian theological critique.

The feature we’ll look at in this post is contempt for the weak. Fascist leaders ooze scorn for those they consider frail, powerless, and unable to contribute to the leader’s commanding facade. It ties in with their need to uphold a patriarchal machismo image — they perceive themselves as “fathers” of a people or a nation, as strongmen unafraid to fight and stare down their (many perceived) enemies. I blogged earlier about the strongman image…




Solus Jesus: A Theology of Resistance, is the place to explore a new approach to Christianity. Emily Swan & Ken Wilson are co-pastors of Blue Ocean Faith, Ann Arbor (

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Emily Swan

Emily Swan

Co-Author with Ken Wilson of Solus Jesus: A Theology of Resistance, and co-pastor of Blue Ocean Faith Ann Arbor, a progressive, fully-inclusive church. Queer.

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