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The Intersection of Church & State

The Intersection of Church & State

Episode 53 • Featuring David VanDrunen

Some Christians in our day push back against the idea of “the separation of church and state,” but David VanDrunen argues that, in reality, this is a crucial distinction taught throughout the Bible. So what is the proper view of government from a Christian perspective and how should we think about the relationship between theology and politics? Shane talks with Dr. VanDrunen about these and other issues he addresses in his book Politics After Christendom: Political Theology in a Fractured World.


Recommended Books
Politics After Christendom, David VanDrunen
Living in God’s Two Kingdoms, David VanDrunen
Natural Law: A Short Companion, David VanDrunen
Divine Covenants & Moral Order, David VanDrunen
Natural Law & The Two Kingdoms, David VanDrunen

Recommended Articles
Paradise Lost, David VanDrunen
The Tower of Babel, Shane Rosenthal
Christianity & Politics, William Bennet, Os Guinness & Others

Recommended Audio
A Biblical Theology of Civil Government, David VanDrunen
The Rise & Fall of Christendom, David VanDrunen
Theocracy or Liberalism? David VanDrunen
Responsible Citizens, Patient Sojourners, David VanDrunen
The Political Implications of Original Sin, WHI #1597 with M. McClymond
The Woke Revolution, Humble Skeptic #34 with Os Guinness
Live Not By Lies, Humble Skeptic #35 with Rod Dreher

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The Humble Skeptic
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Shane Rosenthal was raised in a Jewish home but became an atheist at a very early age. Some years later, however, he ended up losing faith in atheism and converted to Christianity. On this podcast, he talks with people from a wide variety of worldviews and perspectives in order to explore the beliefs and ideas that shape our lives.