Magazine
Special Election 2000 Issue
October 2000

Politics and Faith

By R. J. Rushdoony

We need to vote, not for likely winners, but for godly men whose first task as candidates is to teach us. Can such men win? Not as long as winners are most important to us.

Pulpit Before Politics

By P. Andrew Sandlin

Two serious temptations confront Christians as they ponder the relationship between their faith and modern politics. The first is pietistic withdrawal.

Christianity: Mother of Political Liberty

By P. Andrew Sandlin

Liberty has not subsisted outside of Christianity — Lord Acton

God's Spies: Christian Politicians in a Pagan Culture

By Monte E. Wilson, III

Politics is a dirty business. Back stabbing, I promise breaking, and soul selling are everyday occurrences. I have witnessed firsthand such wickedness and more. I have seen men who were touted for their personal honor refuse to keep their word because it would cost them position or personal discomfort. I have seen…

By Colonel V. Doner

Let's begin with the basics. The implicit goal of the Christian Right has always been to transform the culture. Clearly we were not interested in electing politicians just for the sake of having more Republicans in office.

By Ben House

When it comes to discussing political issues, you can be certain of being either irrelevant, incorrect, or naive. Perhaps, with a little political savvy, all three can be accomplished.

By Richard M. Weaver

When you drive your car, do you drive in the middle of the road? This seems a silly question to ask because you don't, of course, if you want to stay alive and get somewhere.

By Forrest W. Schultz

Harlow Giles Unger’s Noah Webster: The Life and Times of an American Patriot (N.Y.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998) is must reading for anyone interested in the early days of America because it contains important, but little-known, information about the significant role which Noah Webster…

By William D. (Bill) Graves

If at the end of World War II the Allies had gotten back only a small portion of the land wrongfully taken by Nazi Germany instead of it all, it would not have been viewed as a victory.

By Megan Daggett

Most people in this country would be surprised to know that teenagers have been dictating politics at our state Capitol buildings for over 50 years.