God and politics.fw

Faith may not win elections, but it’s the ultimate force for good

LOUISVILLE – Religion and politics are again at the forefront of this year’s presidential race. Yet, in this campaign, self-described evangelicals don’t seem as concerned as they once were about a candidate’s personal faith. Otherwise, more of them might support the openly Christian candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, rather than Donald Trump, whose familiarity with the Bible, not to mention the lifestyle it recommends, places him among biblical illiterates.

At the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, I participated in a forum called “God and Politics,” along with seminary president R. Albert H. Mohler Jr. The forum was packed. It was also civil, respectful and nonconfrontational, and many in attendance wished it could be the norm…

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