John Dickson on Mixing Religion and Politics

My good friend John Dickson has a great piece over at CPX on Mixing Religion and Politics. It is quite pertinent as Australia is one week away from a federal election and the incumbent Australian Labour Party faces political defeat and being replaced with a coalition of the Liberal/National Parties. Dickson states his purpose:

I write with a dual audience in mind. I want to encourage Christians to be more thoughtful about their political opinions and I hope to demonstrate for the religious ‘spectator’ that, despite some rather potent counter-examples in North America, the ‘Christian vote’ is a vote for the good of the nation not an attempt to impose religious law on a secular society.

It is a good piece about guiding Christians about things that should or should not motivate them in their voting.

""globally influential power structure"what the..?a string of words with no meaningI don't see how the ..."

Women Seminary Professors: A Response to ..."
"Two lectures have been delivered so far, but I'm not seeing any of them listed ..."

N.T. Wright’s 2018 Gifford Lectures
""I think what Professor Metzger was saying was that he himself was confident that he ..."

A Peer Reviewed Journal Takes Down ..."
"I don't know how Ehrman can justify his appeal to reliability when he elsewhere says ..."

A Peer Reviewed Journal Takes Down ..."

Browse Our Archives



What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment