Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Church and State

Father Stephen at Glory to God for All Things has a wonderful post about the relationship between Christianity and government. From that post:
We are commanded of God to preach. But we must think very carefully about the difference between a call to preach the Kingdom of God and various opportunities offered to us to bring about some earthly shadow of that Kingdom by the means used by the State. For make no mistake, at the end of the day, the state will use the gun and the gallows to enforce its will...

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