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Religion and Politics - Canada Lutheran Magazine - ELCIC
For many Canadians trying to make sense out of the current federal election, adding religion to the mix would only make matters worse. It conjures up images of the latest episode of The Handmaid’s Tale (2011) or certain American politicians (usually with pronounced Southern drawls) using their supposed love of Jesus to justify reactionary and cruel policies. People of faith can perform another role in our political discourse. They can hold others who claim a religious per- spective to account. We have all witnessed the ease in which people can twist the teachings of Christ to divide people, feed prejudice...
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