The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power is Destroying the Church
The Path through Politics Is Not the Road to God When the kingdom of God is manifested, it will wear the face of Jesus Christ. And that, says author Gregory Boyd, has never been true of any earthly government or power. Through close examination of Scripture and lessons drawn from history, Dr. Boyd argues that evangelical Christians who align themselves too closely with political causes or declare that they want to bring America 'back to God' are actually doing harm---both to the body of Christ and society in general. Boyd shows how Jesus taught us to seek a 'power-under' kingdom, where greatness is measured by sacrifice and service. There are no sides or enemies because we are meant to embrace and accept everyone. In The Myth of a Christian Nation, Dr. Boyd challenges readers to return to the true love of Calvary and the message of the cross---setting the 'power-over' politics of worldly government aside.
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Greg argues that Christianity should “look like Jesus “—according to the Bible anyway. Much that passes for Christian activity is merely civil religion thinly cloaking some other ideology, usually nationalism. He argues a good case. Read full review
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A book developed out of the author's sermons explaining his posture during the Bush administration. Its material is no less relevant. The author does well at exploring the nature of the powers of ... Read full review
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Gregory A. Boyd
Limited preview - 2007