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God & Caesar: Christian Faith & Political Action

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Are Christianity and politics mutually exclusive? No, says Eidsmoe, and he offers many scriptural principles to serve as a guide in issues of government, economics, welfare, crime, the family, war and more.
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published July 1st 1984 by Crossway Books
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Jack Hansen
I thoroughly enjoy John Eidsmoe's style in writing this book as he applies scripture to today's social problems. Without condemning anyone, John logically and intelligently states a case from a humanistic point of view and then a Biblical one. He backs his opinions with sound historical evidence and moral conviction. I quote and share a few of his comments:

“The framers were realists; they recognized that the best constitution in the world could be distorted and destroyed by men determined to do
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“In Gen. 11 we have an attempt to build the first ‘United Nations’ building (Gen. 11:4), which kept the people together in a one-world government instead of spreading them out as national entities as God had intended. In Gen. 11:5-9, God frustrated the building of the tower by causing them to speak different languages, and then reaffirmed nationalism: Gen. 11:9. God further reaffirms nationalism in Deut. 32:8 and Acts 17:26. National entities will continue even during Christ’s millennial rule on ...more
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John Eidsmoe is a frequent lecturer and debater at colleges, universities, churches, and civics groups. As a constitutional attorney, he has successfully litigated court cases involving First Amendment religious freedom and has defended home education and Christian schools, championed the right of students and teachers to study the Bible in public schools, debated ACLU attorneys on radio and telev ...more
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“A graduate can be academically excellent but morally and spiritually bankrupt. We need to consider these dimensions in education as well.” 3 likes
“The framers were realists; they recognized that the best constitution in the world could be distorted and destroyed by men determined to do so.” 3 likes
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