some political perspective

November 4, 2008

I read this today, and it seemed rather timely…

There is no room for a political fanaticism that supposes that my political achievements will establish God’s kingdom, or declares a holy war against opponents, or tramples on individual human beings in the pursuit of a political millennium. The public political act has its real meaning simply as a kind of acted prayer for the coming of God’s reign.” — Lesslie Newbigin, Foolishness to the Greeks

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