December 11, 2011
Denver rabbis love Tim Tebow
It almost wouldn’t be a Sunday this fall without a post about Tim Tebow. He’s made a lot of recent appearances here and had a lot of winning performances on the field.
Today against the Bears isn’t going so well for the Broncos quarterback. But that doesn’t mean that Tebow, a polarizing player because of his evangelical Christian beliefs, isn’t “Denver’s new favorite mensch.”
Huh? Don’t ask me. Ask Ben Cohen of the Wall Street Journal:
The story goes on to talk about how Tebow, the new patron saint of Broncos wins, is loved across religious communities in Denver. And why not?
Just because Tebow has strong religious beliefs that he has not been shy about sharing publicly does not mean that he poses a threat to members of other religious communities. Tebow certainly sees his performance on the gridiron as an opportunity to glorify God but, like Kurt Warner before him, he’s never been about making this an us (evangelical Christians) versus them (everyone else).