God’s king is a king: The politics of divine kingship

Modern Christians typically resist the idea that Christ is an “earthly” king like other “earthly” kingsā€”a king like David, Ahab, or Jehu. Instead, the Christ of popular Christian conception is a “heavenly” or “spiritual” king, a king who reigns over the hearts of his (voluntary) subjects and over creation as a kind of cosmic sustainer. … Continue reading God’s king is a king: The politics of divine kingship