A reader writes: I knew something wasn’t right

A reader writes …

Thanks for your recent “Why did Jesus. . . .” This is a vital word for a complex time.
Growing up in a fundamentalist home in 1950s I knew something was not right. You state well many insights I had then, and have developed since. And you lead a generation of thinkers on a path that is much more faithful to the vision of Jesus. Keep up the good work
I could say much more: It could fill the pages. It is just good to know a fellow traveler.

It’s important for the rest of us to remember that many of the most ardent fundamentalists around us today are harboring secret second thoughts. They’ve been taught that the only alternative to fundamentalism is infidelity. It is our opportunity to show them a wonderful creative alternative – a new kind of Christianity, a strong-benevolent identity.