God's Country?

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  1. KenH

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    A most interesting essay in the current September/October issue of Foreign Affairs about the impact of evangelicals on U.S. foreign policy:

    http://tinyurl.com/n8kxo
     
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    Agreed! Thanks, Ken, for sharing the post. First read is very interesting, but I believe a more indepth study on my part will prove quite educational.

    Appreciated!
     
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    Thanks Ken

    It is a long read - but worth it.

    Wayne
     
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    Have only skimmed over it so far, but it looks excellent, Ken. Thanks.
     
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    I finished the article today, Ken. Excellent. It was also an excellent summary of the different worldviews of the different shades of Christian thought, both in general, as well as related to foreign policy. Though I know poncho has no use for the CFR/Foreign Affairs, the article also encapsulated liberal Christianity as an influence on foreign policy elites. I have many times pointed to James Burnham's Suicide of the West as a tremendous exploration of liberalism and helped me understand that what makes liberalism and liberal internationalism tick, which is not an overarching conspiracy but its worldview.
     
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    I'm about 3/4 of the way through the article and I'm feeling a bit schitzoid. I've always considered myself an evangelical, but based on Mead's descriptions, I'm more of a fundamental/evangelical blend.

    I'm also sure that I need to read it in it's entirity again. It's packed with info and I've never seen such a fine distinction between the three groups.
     

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