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Church-State Relations and the Role of Church in Society

Introduction

There is an ever increasing conflict in American society that has its roots in the disparate views over how government and the church are to function in relation to one another, and whether there should be any overlap or overreaching between the two. 2,428 more words

Faith

Religion, Politics, and the RNC: Separation of Church and State Anyone? by Marie Cartier

When you read this Feminism and Religion community, we will have just finished the televised portion of the Republican National Convention (RNC), which as I write this Wednesday, July 20 has… 1,321 more words

General

Juliana Lightle reblogged this and commented:

This blog post provides a number of well thought out issues and arguments to ponder regarding the upcoming election. Somehow a civil discourse needs to occur but sadly seems less and less likely.

After reading this piece in Christianity today, a few things stuck out to me.

One is that I have a serious and deep suspicion that many fellow disciples are lacking a coherent set of principles guiding their decisions about how to engage with society.

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Theology

"do not put your trust in princes," or in politicians

Praise the Lord.

Praise the Lord, my soul.

I will praise the Lord all my life;
I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.

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Blue State Special

In recent years, Massachusetts has not been a hotbed of Separation of Church and State or Free Exercise controversy. We were the first to legalize same sex marriage and the legislature just enacted strong protections for the LGBT community. 639 more words

Presidential Elections and the 4th Commandment

By Graham Glover

“You shall honor your father and mother that it may be well with you and you may live long upon the earth.” 639 more words

Community

White - Christian - America

So much buzz about evangelicals, politics, and the changing face of America. Here is an excerpt from an essay I wrote in 2005. Eleven years later, it is even more applicable: 126 more words

Church