David Koyzis is one of the premiere evangelical political scientists in North America and the author of the very significant book, Political Visions & Illusions: A Survey and Christian Critique of Contemporary Ideologies, 2nd ed. For that reason, and without knowing ahead of time his answers to questions 3, 4, and 5, I asked him [ Read More ]
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In the lead-up to the 2018 mid-term elections, it is clear that a progressive version of political liberalism is of one of several behemoth political visions shaping and expressing the will of many Americans. But, as I’ve argued recently about socialism and will argue soon about nationalism, modern political ideologies tend to be idolatrous and [ Read More ]
A Reformational View of “Authority” Contrasted with Libertarian, Nationalist, & Socialist Views (An Interview with David Koyzis)
David Koyzis is one of the premier political scientists of our day. David currently teaches political science at Redeemer University College (Ancaster, Ontario) and will soon be announced as a Fellow in Political Science at the St. George’s Center for Biblical and Public Theology. He is probably best known for the publication of his award-winning [ Read More ]
The next four years are watershed years for political conservatives, as they grapple with the populist-nationalism that characterizes the Trump administration and many American citizens. The public debate has begun in earnest, with commentators such as David Brooks, Ben Shapiro, and Jonah Goldberg resisting nationalism, and other commentators such as Rich Lowry, Ramesh Ponnuru, and [ Read More ]
12 Books Every Pastor, Professor, or Student Should Read (about Christianity, Politics, & Public Life)
Here are twelve books I recommend to pastors, professors, and students who wish to be Christian witnesses in politics and public life. I will describe each book and then rank its level of difficulty on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the most difficult. Level 1 is the category for a book you could give [ Read More ]