I have to say, to this day, one of the accomplishments I am most proud of is getting through my first semester of my Master’s program without having a nervous breakdown.
As Christians, should our religious beliefs affect our politics? How? What is each one’s proper place?
I’ve thought about this a lot over the last few years. I grew up in a moderately conservative family, in a rural, conservative, and Christian culture. When I went to college–and even more so later, when I went to grad school in Delaware–I encountered a more liberal, urban, secular culture. Over time my politics have shifted, so that I went from being a moderate conservative to a moderate to somewhere on the liberal side (I couldn’t even tell you anymore where; it’s so confusing). But my my basic Christian beliefs have not changed. So how do religion and politics fit together?