Dr. Matthew Kaemingk separates the Christian response from the political rhetoric that can dominate the conversation about Muslim immigration in America.
Looking at Jesus’ example and with practical examples from around the globe, he looks at failures and successes of Christians loving their Muslim neighbors well despite fundamental religious differences.
Dr. Kaemingk is the author of the book: Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:
- How Politics Fail to Support a Christian Response to Muslim Immigration
- About Christians Being a Good Host and a Good Guest
- Why Christians Should Care about Bans on Hijabs
ABOUT THE GUEST:
Dr. Matthew Kaemingk is a public theologian who explores questions facing Christians serving in politics, culture, and the marketplace. He teaches ethics and public theology at Fuller Theological Seminary where he holds the Richard John Mouw Chair of Faith and Public Life.
SCRIPTURE RELATED TO EPISODE:
01:51 - Topic: Christians Responding to Muslim Immigration from a Biblical Perspective
02:30 - A Family and Household
04:11 - Where Did Work of Muslim Immigration Start?
04:57 - Working with Refugees in Europe
06:01 - Political Responses on the Left or Right
07:49 - Security and Accountability vs Justice and Mercy
09:39 - At Home with Deep Differences
11:40 - Hospitality, the Garden of Gethsemane and the Cross
12:59 - Exodus, Liberation and Extending Hospitality
14:23 - Being a Good Host and a Good Guest
17:00 - Love, Hospitality and Church Renewal
17:47 - Why Should Christians Care about Bans on Hijabs?
19:59 - Pastors Defending Mosques and Confusing Grace
23:37 - Resolving Conflict within a Congregation
24:04 - Going to the Cross
25:21 - Making Mistakes
26:03 - Learning to Be a Guest
26:39 - Looking for Opportunity
27:08 - Contacting Matthew Kaemingk
28:57 - Joke: Knock Knock
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