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How to Pick a President

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Presidential election season is more like a blizzard than a calm spring day. The closer we get to the election, the stronger and more passionate the winds of opinion are expressed. It can be both confusing and frustrating. Is there a way to separate the wheat from the chaff of political conversation to make an informed decision grounded in Christian faith?

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Published December 12th 2011 by Christianity Today
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May 10, 2012 Daniel rated it really liked it
This short "booklet" is a collection of articles and essays. The lead article, written in 2008, sets the foundation for the rest. In giving advice in "how to pick a president", it rightly acknowledges that a president's campaign promises are wishes. It also acknowledges that things will happen during a presidency that no president could be ready for (e.g. 9/11, Katrina, etc.). So, it encourages voters to the classic 7 virtues (prudence (practical wisdom), fortitude (courage), justice (fairness), ...more
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Mark Galli was born and raised in California, received his B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz, an M.Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary, and did some doctoral work at U.C. Davis. He served as a Presbyterian pastor for 10 years, four of those years in Mexico City and six in Sacramento, before becoming a journalist. He has spent 22 years as an editor with these magazin ...more
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