Jesus is Lord, Caesar is Not

How should Christians understand and engage politics and government? Is there a uniquely “Christian” way to vote? How do Christians practice justice when the kingdom of the world practices injustice? How do you love your enemy when your enemy is a governor or senator or president? To understand and answer these questions—and to survive another election season, we will go to the Scriptures and to the teachings of Jesus to learn and relearn to whom we pledge allegiance.

Recommended Reading: The Myth of a Christian Nation by Gregory A. Boyd, Jesus for President by Shane Claiborne, Jesus is Lord, Caesar is Not edited by Scot McKnight, The Politics of Jesus by John Howard Yoder, Christian Anarchism: A Political Commentary on the Gospel by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos, and The Naked Anabaptist by Stuart Murray.