Heidelcast 97: A Secular Faith With Darryl Hart

Evangelical involvement in politics has perhaps never been more intense. The George W. Bush administration had an office of faith-based initiatives. The Obama administration continues to hold prayer breakfasts and regularly invokes the Christian faith when it serves favored policy goals. The national media cover the scandals of evangelical leaders because those evangelicals have political clout. Indeed, most Christians on the right and the left seem to agree that there is such a thing as a distinctly Christian politics. Into this super-heated environment comes a book by Darryl Hart, A Secular Faith, challenging the assumptions that fuel the social programs of both conservative and liberal Christians.

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