The Scandal of Evangelical Politics: Why Are Christians Missing the Chance to Really Change the World?

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Baker Publishing Group, Feb 1, 2008 - Religion - 414 pages
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Evangelicals today probably have more political influence in the U.S. than at any time in the last century--but they may not be certain what to do with it. It has been difficult to develop a unified voice on pressing issues such as social justice and moral renewal. The Scandal of Evangelical Politics provides evangelical Christians with a systematic political philosophy to guide and sustain political activism. Soundly based in biblical principles and guided by a careful study of society, this book will guide readers into more thoughtful and effective political activity.
Practical, balanced, and nonpartisan, The Scandal of Evangelical Politics will be a welcome resource during the race for the 2008 presidential election.

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User Review  - Bob Price - Goodreads

Politics and religion...two subjects you should not talk about at the dinner table, are the two subjects we must talk about. There has been so much confusion in the last couple of decades about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Johnna Sturgeon - Goodreads

Sider undertakes an enormous task in this book, a task that I would hesitate to say anyone could really accomplish in just one book. That said, Sider makes a very admirable and mostly satisfying ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Ronald J. Sider is the president of Evangelicals for Social Action and professor of theology, holistic ministry, and public policy at Palmer Theological Seminary. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including the well-received The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience, Just Generosity, and the bestselling Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger.

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