By Michael O. Emerson | Christianity Today
Published in September of 2020

SUMMARY: Professor and department head of sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago Michael O. Emerson writes about Christians who get so caught up in social justice/injustice that they abandon Christianity. Emerson says that the means and the ends matter and that divorcing Jesus from justice ultimately leads to failure and frustration.

KEY QUOTE: “Ultimately, we have what my pastor Peter Hong calls ‘Justice without Jesus,’ resulting in frustrated, embittered ex-Christians joining others bent on bringing justice to the world no matter the means. Only the end goal matters. But when only the end goal matters, the means fail.”

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