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Signposts: What Can Fighting Superheroes Teach the Church?

From the blockbuster release Batman vs Superman, to the upcoming Captain America movie, it seems that a lot of our favorite superheroes are fighting each other. This can make for an exciting film, but I actually think this motif has something profound to teach Christians about how we relate to one another.

In this episode of Signposts I discuss the problem with assuming the worst motivations of those we disagree with, and how the “civil war” of superheroes can help us see our church tensions in light of the gospel.

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We live in a fearful and cowardly time. The crisis we face is not a crisis of clarity but a crisis of courage.


About Russell Moore

Russell Moore is Public Theologian at Christianity Today and Director of Christianity Today’s Public Theology Project.