Politics, Ltd.

Without the Right Worldview, Democracy Dies

The presidential campaign season has already begun. Without abandoning the political sphere altogether or downplaying its importance, Christians must push back against the all-consuming nature of politics. Take a recent statement by President Biden: “Democracy is more than a form of government,” he (or whoever runs his Twitter page) wrote. “It’s a way of being. A way of seeing the world. A way that defines who we are, what we believe, and why we do what we do. Democracy is simply that fundamental.”

In other words, to lightly paraphrase the president, democracy is a worldview. But is that true?

The quasi-religious tone is a bit like The Washington Post’s melodramatic...


John Stonestreet is president of the Colson Center and co-host of BreakPoint, the daily commentary on culture begun by Chuck Colson.

Shane Morris is a senior writer for Breakpoint and host of the podcast Upstream.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #64, Spring 2023 Copyright © 2023 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo64/politics-ltd


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