We have all been reading/listening to the scary news about the danger of another major American war in the Middle East. And there have been a number of helpful pieces by commentators, both Christian and otherwise. I think the attached piece by my friend David Gushee is especially helpful. Dr. David Gushee is a prominent Christian ethicist and Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University in Atlanta. I print here his January 5 column with his permission.