The Common Good
February 2011

Unbiblical Tea

by Richard Ikenberry | February 2011

Regarding "The Theology of the Tea Party" (by Jim Wallis, November 2010): I have felt for a long time that libertarian thinking, as well as ultra right-wing conservatism, are not consistent ...

Regarding "The Theology of the Tea Party" (by Jim Wallis, November 2010): I have felt for a long time that libertarian thinking, as well as ultra right-wing conservatism, are not consistent with New Testament theology. Their self-centeredness, in opposition to the needs and care of all, seems totally inconsistent with Jesus' teachings. Thanks for clarifying it so well.

Richard Ikenberry
Roanoke, Virginia

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