This so wrong on so many levels:
QUIZ! My Bonhoeffer bio invites some unpleasant parallels w/the current election. Therefore let me ask: Will you…
— Eric Metaxas (@ericmetaxas) May 22, 2016
So many good replies:
@ericmetaxas so, using your parallel, Trump would be Hitler, just so we are clear.
— O. Alan Noble (@TheAlanNoble) May 22, 2016
Now Metaxas is up there with those folks who call Trump “Drumpf.”
Then I thought of Mark Noll’s sentence: “The scandal of the evangelical mind is that there is not much of an evangelical mind.”*
*Perhaps Metaxas was attempting a joke. In any case, it was a lame attempt. Given his support for David Barton, it is hard to tell when one can take him seriously.
Update: Now Metaxas says he was joking. Alan Noble (Christ and Pop Culture) provides the appropriate commentary.
In the year of our Lord 2016, the man who wrote a Bonhoeffer bio thinks if you dont vote Trump you are voting Hitler pic.twitter.com/OBZv6F9E1Y
— O. Alan Noble (@TheAlanNoble) May 23, 2016