Conservative Christians and Political Participation by Glenn H. Utter

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Conservative Christians and Political Participation examines the involvement and influence of the growing number of Conservative Christians in America. A historical overview of the interaction of religion and politics from colonial times to today sets the stage for a deeper exploration into the demographics of this group, the concerns they share, and the creative methods they employ to achieve their goals through protests, political Cited by: 4.

Conservative Christians and Political Participation examines the involvement and influence of the growing number of Conservative Christians in America. A historical overview of the interaction of religion and politics from colonial times to today sets the stage for a deeper exploration into the demographics of this group, the concerns they share, and the creative methods they employ to achieve their goals through protests, political.

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The laws we made were a reflection ofour religious views. 1. Both political parties go to church. There’s a Christian Left and, perhaps even less well-known, there’s a secular Right. Larry T. Decker is a lobbyist and head of the Secular Coalition for America. He’s an “unaffiliated Christian,” but his entire job is devoted to keeping religion out of the U.S.

government. Question: "How should a Christian view politics?" Answer: If there is anything that will spark a spontaneous debate, if not an outright argument, it is a discussion involving politics—even among believers.

As followers of Christ, what should be our attitude and our involvement with politics. Few issues are more controversial than the proper role of religion in politics. In my recent book, Liberal Politics and Public Faith: Beyond Separation, I have attempted to develop a genuinely liberal approach to religion Conservative Christians and Political Participation book the political life of democratic societies, one that preserves a robust sphere for personal freedom, respects religious and secular persons as.

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