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How a Christian Should Vote: Three Approaches to Christianization (Part 5)

How a Christian Should Vote: Three Approaches to Christianization (Part 5)

Some Christians believe that America is a Christian nation and argue that Christians should directly influence the legislative process, bringing Christian beliefs and convictions to bear on policy, resulting in a country that is “Christianized” or “re-Christianized” in its laws, if not in individuals’ beliefs. There are several approaches to Christianization.

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How a Christian Should Vote: Limited Partisan Compatibility (Part 4)

How a Christian Should Vote: Limited Partisan Compatibility (Part 4)

If you decide that one party is more compatible with your Christian convictions, there is a faithful way and an unfaithful way to do so. I’ll call the faithful approach “Salty Partisanship,” in which Christians maintain our distinct convictions while participating in party politics. I’ll call the unfaithful approach “Flavorless Partisanship,” in which there is no discernable difference between one’s Christian convictions and their party’s platform.

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How a Christian Should Vote: Two Types of Separatism (Part 2)

How a Christian Should Vote: Two Types of Separatism (Part 2)

Some Christians take a Separatist approach to the relationship between Kingdom and Country. There are two types of Separatism, which I’ll call Isolationist Separatism and Prophetic Separatism. While they have the same basic starting point – the belief that the Kingdom and the Country are and always will be incompatible – they play out in very different ways.

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