To talk about the theology of addiction is to relate addiction to our relationship with God. Many of us feel that there is an either/or cycle about addiction. When we are with God, our addiction seems obviously a negative thing, and when we are in our addiction, God remains a kind of shadowy presence that we can't bear to focus on, for fear that we will be told to stop.
Here is an essay that helps explain the tension between addiction and relationship with God: "What Went Wrong". If you find it helpful, let us know.
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