Brandon Massey lives in the Chicago suburbs and holds an M.A. in New Testament studies and is working toward a Ph.D. in New Testament and Early Christianity.

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James Dobson's Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Is Dangerous

by Brandon Massey 07-03-2019

An overcrowded fenced area holding families at a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas. June 10, 2019. Office of Inspector General/DHS/Handout via REUTERS

As a student of the history of biblical interpretation, the rhetoric employed by Dobson and other evangelical leaders is frighteningly similar to that of German pastors and theologians in the Third Reich. It appears that Christians have either forgotten or are ignoring the dark history of Christianity’s marriage to partisan politics and nationalist agendas.