Jesus Isn’t American (and Neither Is the Bible)

I found this in my Reader today. It is always far more interesting when stuff like this comes from Americans….. I as a Brit have very similar views but the small thinking of such a closed thinking nation wouldn’t really give it any time if I wrote this article.

Stephen Mattson

Sometimes it seems like American Christians all read the exact same Bible: The ‘American Standard Version’—where every verse, account, story, and parable within scripture is interpreted through the lens of being an American. God originally authored this scripture with the intention of blessing America, protecting America, supporting her interests, and generally ignoring the rest of the world.

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