Monday Meditation: On American Pride

Much of the language of the presidential debates with regard to foreign policy has been explicitly centered around a “City on a Hill” conception of our country. Watch this video to hear Miroslav Volf’s reflections on America and how this mentality may have come to be.

What is it about America, its founding ideas and its current existence that we can appreciate and enjoy? As humans, what is our role in our pursuit of goodness, truth, and  justice? What are we to do when our nation’s ideologies do not match up with our own? What is the benefit of a “city on a hill” mentality? Can that go awry? Has it?

One thought on “Monday Meditation: On American Pride

  1. Pingback: Tuesday Newsday [10.30.12] | The Cortina Community

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s