Friday, 5 November 2004

'Bush is back'

‘Bush is back’ — Brian Draper at LICC writes about this week’s news from the USA.

Bush is back. And many Christians are rejoicing. The president’s thinking is driven both by a theology of personal morality, and the conviction that he and his country can act globally and unilaterally, on God’s behalf, for good.

Yet any Christian who worries — as many do — about the past and future consequences of this combination is now faced with a choice.

Either they surrender to the sense of disempowerment that swept both coasts of America and much of the world on Wednesday. Or, more positively, they seize the opportunity to ensure that practical theology is not monopolised by the Religious Right for the next four years.

Continue reading at LICC to see Draper’s response to President Bush’s re-election.

Posted by Simon Kershaw on Friday, 5 November 2004 at 11:49am GMT | TrackBack
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There's nothing wrong with us!!!

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"Rich's NYT column":http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/14/arts/14rich.html?ex=1101197931&ei=1&en=c9d4fee79d6c47e9

Posted by: Jay Vos on Thursday, 11 November 2004 at 8:53pm GMT

What is puzzling is that whereas Bush's position of family morality is merely common sense and statistical sense, there is no obvious connection of this with a hawkish position on Iraq - quite the reverse, I would have thought.

Posted by: Christopher Shell on Monday, 15 November 2004 at 1:39pm GMT