Maybe this is always the case, but it seems like there are a lot of things happening in the public sphere right now that affect Christians deeply (e.g. the DOMA decision, the Texas abortion bill, the alleged beating of Christian protesters at a gay pride rally, etc.). Thankfully, these events have also spurred many thoughtful believers to ask how to engage passionately in political discourse without transgressing the bounds of neighborly love. On July 4, the folks at Resurgence published this piece, reminding us of the challenges (and rewards) of political engagement.
ELSEWHERE: Patriotism and Christian Engagement
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Adam Marshall is a Ph.D. student in English at Baylor University, where he reads, researches, and writes about medieval literature and teaches courses in composition . When he's outside of the classroom, though, Adam indulges his inner nerd through gaming (video and pen & paper), pop fantasy novels, and geeking out with his wife Brittany and his two cats, Gwen and Arthur.