(This is the first in a series of sixteen posts summarizing, for discussion purposes, a collection of sixteen essays edited by Ronald J. Sider and Diane Knippers on public policy.)Mike Kruse of the Kruse Kronicle has started a series of posts summarizing the 16 essays in Toward an Evangelical Public Policy.
Toward an Evangelical Public Policy
Part I – Learning from the Past
Chapter 1 - Seeking a Place: Evangelical Protestants and Public Engagement in the Twentieth Century. By John C. Green, Professor of Political Science, University of Akron.
Green gives a brief history of political engagement by Evangelicals over the last century. He categorizes identifies three avenues of engagement:
* movement politics – challenges to political institutions
* quiescent politics – detachment from political institutions
* regularized politics – adaptation to political institutions
This discussion is open for comments and I suggest that if this topic intrigues you, go on over and be a part of this virtual book discussion.
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