The Ideological War in the Aftermath of September 11
September 11, 2010
TODAY'S BIBLE READING:
<![CDATA[With the recent renewed furor over the legacy of 9/11, I was interested to dig around and find what I had posted about it for our church in New Haven soon after the original 9/11. Yale sends a lot of people to work in Manhattan so in the immediacy of that terrible event New Haven was in mourning with lots of connections to the workers in downtown Manhattan. I remember coming out of our apartment and seeing a Yale undergraduate sitting on the steps of the house – we were renting a multifamily at the time – and my wife noticing that she was simply sitting there weeping uncontrollably. This didn’t seem normal and when she told me I immediately switched on the news channel on the TV and saw one of the buildings with a plane stuck in the side of it. Sometime later, I thought some ideological reflection on what 9/11 was going to do to us would be helpful. This is what I wrote at the time…]]>
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Josh Moody (Ph.D., University of Cambridge) is the senior pastor of College Church in Wheaton, IL., president and founder of God Centered Life Ministries, and author of several books including How the Bible Can Change Your Life and John 1-12 For You.
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