Article: Can We Be Good without God?:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/798308/posts
Article: The Changing Face of Christian Politics: http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2014/02/the-changing-face-of-christian-politics/283859/(right
Video: Bonhoeffer, Wilberforce and the Gospel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48U3D74SwLs (right click to open in new tab)
Review the rubric to make sure you understand the criteria for earning your grade.
Review the articles by Glenn Tinder and Michael Wear and watch the video lecture of Eric Metaxas.
Navigate to the threaded discussion and respond to the following:
Should Christians stay in the church and not try to influence the world through politics? Discuss your understanding whether Christians should be engaged in politics or not. Assuming Christians should be involved, can they, as Wear asks, thrive in the public square while holding to the basic tenets of their faith? What response would Wear, Tinder and Metaxas offer respectively to what appropriate Christian engagement looks like in our political context? Do you agree or disagree with any of the assertions of these individuals? Why?