Religion and Politics

What is it about religion and politics? Why do we feel compelled to marry the two? I see other faith traditions become mired in it and occasionally see other Pagans dig hip deep into it, not merely as people but as Pagans. I confess I have a hard time understanding this.For me, if it wasn't for politicians cropping up who feel a need to attack my faith, I don't think I'd ever mix the two. Certainly my faith informs my values and my values inform my political opinion but that goes for every … [Read more...]