Politics According to the Bible

November 10, 2010

A Comprehensive Resource for Understanding Modern Political Issues in Light of Scripture

 A variety of perspectives exist within the Christian community when it comes to political issues and political involvement. This comprehensive and readable book by Alumnus Dr. Wayne Grudem (MDiv '73) presents a political philosophy from the perspective that the Gospel pertains to all of life, so Christians should be involved in political issues. In brief, this is an analysis of conservative and liberal plans to do good for the nation, evaluated in light of the Bible and common sense.

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Endorsements

“Wayne Grudem is one of the outstanding biblical scholars in America. He’s going to handle very well any subject he tackles. I particularly appreciate his work in this area, because he looks at the relationship between religion and politics through a biblical lens. Too often we confuse ideology with revealed truth. There are sections of this book that are uncannily timely, particularly on medical ethics, the rule of the courts, and the purpose of government. This can be a wonderful resource as we face growing tensions from an ever more powerful state.”
- Chuck Colson, Founder, Prison Fellowship

"Conservative and hard-hitting both biblically and culturally, Grudem’s treatise is essentially a giant tract for the times, covering the whole waterfront of America’s political debate with shrewd insight and strong argument. This book will be a valued resource for years to come, and right now no Christian can afford to ignore it. An outstanding achievement!"
- J. I. Packer, Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology, Regent College, Vancouver