when God talks back

April 9th, 2012

It seemed that everywhere we turned last week religion was front and center. Easter, Passover and even our political dialogue all contained different sides of religious discussion.  But what happens when the religious rhetoric goes to extremes?  When individuals and even politicians claim to have spoken directly to, or are taking insttructions from God? Is this still religion, or have we crossed a line in psychosis? This is the backdrop for Tanya Luhrmann’s, When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God

My conversation with T.M. Luhrman