Search ResultsA Just and Living Wage In this article, Jerold Waltman reflects on wages. Christians cannot ignore wages, but our reflection cannot be conducted in a theological cocoon. We must grapple seriously with the practicalities of economics and business administration and politics. Identity Politics and the False Self As Christians, are we talking about identity politics in a way that engages our false selves? Mandy Smith argues that finding ourselves in Christ’s True Self helps release us from our fragility, victimhood, and triggers. Politics and Pulpits Randall Balmer offers some helpful considerations concerning politics, drawing from his own experience. How can preachers help hold politicians to account without presuming to know the mind of God in all things? Politics and Faith This article considers politics and faith, encouraging Christians to bring their voices to the political arena through prayer and Bible study, and by careful education on political issues. Politics, Church, World This essay wrestles with the political nature of the Church and the life of Jesus in light of the politics of the Church today. Dorothy Day's Radical Hospitality Describing the history of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement, this article by Coleman Fannin suggests that committing to voluntary poverty allows us to practice nonviolence and acts of mercy to the poor. God in Politics? Transcript of a sermon on 1 Samuel 16:1-18 preached by Arthur Landwehr, focusing on politics and the reign of God. God In Politics? A sermon outline by Arthur Landwehr on 1 Samuel 16:1-18. Landwehr affirms that God is involved in politics, though the politics of the kingdom call us to act in ways rarely imagined by political parties. Patriotism and Politics in Worship John Witvliet speaks to ways politics and patriotism can be appropriately addressed in worship, and suggests a hymn that should be used anytime either is present in worship. Full Text Hymns on Politics Praise God from whom all blessings flowPD
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See more hymns... Religion and Politics "The author asks: How do people of the progressive Christian movement deal with the very firm political reality that when you mention religion and politics in the U.S. you are talking about the religious right?" Why we can't stay out of politics Mark Lockard reflects on why it is necessary for Christians to discuss politics in the context of ministry. Jesus' life on earth, including the rationale for his death, was very political. Religion, Politics, and the Supreme Court In her blog post, Allison Vander Broek invites readers to consider the interaction between religion and politics in their lives. Christian Politics 'Reformation' Style "Christians have in recent years thought much about political issues and rather less about politics." U.S. Politics and the Vote: How Can Christians Engage in Meaningful Citizenship? Building on the Reformed belief that government is under God's sovereignty, this article on politics by Julia K. Stronks argues that Christians should become involved in advocating on behalf of the powerless for social justice. Manichaeism in American Politics "William May reviews Richard Hofstadter’s published series of essays on the Radical Right entitled The Paranoid Style in American Politics (Knopf)."