Toxic Masculinity: The Bro-Jesus
Jesus becomes the ultimate bro, the man who uses violence to get his way, and who sees people as parts of a machine built to center Him in the universe. Such a Jesus lacks self-sacrifice; his masculinity is a toxic cloud of violence, misogyny, and narcissism. He is, as Driscoll describes him, a fierce leader with a tattoo down his leg, not the man who washed his disciples feet and died on the cross for our sins – that would be far too weak. No, Jesus is the conqueror, the victor, the leader of the New World Order.
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…and be sure to pick up Diana E. Anderson’s amazing book, Damaged Goods: New Perspectives on Christian Purity