Thanks to Jesus and his remarkable life and work, people are less savage today, less barbaric in our societies, and in many places in modern times than we might have been. We owe many things to Jesus, as Christians, Jews, and everyone else, too. The world is a markedly better place than it might have been had he not lived and left such a peaceful mark on our planet.
As we consider politics in 2012, perhaps we would be more truthful, more authentic in our Christianity and Judaism, if we were to remain in support of a separation of church and state, by allowing those in leadership roles to pursue all the wealth and power they so enjoy, and in some ways need, in order to get themselves into positions to bring about changes we need as a modern, diverse society. That’s just the way it is.
So, given all this, would Jesus endorse either of the candidates running for US president in 2012?
READ: Who Would Jesus Endorse in the 2012 Presidential Election? – Part 1
READ: Who Would Jesus Endorse in the 2012 Presidential Election? – Part 2
READ: Who Would Jesus Endorse in the 2012 Presidential Election? – Part 3
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