Date(s) - September 27, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Regent College Chapel
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The support of American evangelicals for Donald Trump has grabbed headlines across the globe. For Christians, especially those who consider themselves evangelical Protestants, opinions have become enflamed. Some applaud. Others are sympathetic. Some are bewildered. Some appalled.
The level of intensity in the American Christian-political relationship contrasts sharply with both Canada and the United Kingdom. In the States, politics and Christianity are enmeshed. In Canada and Britain, Christians remain active in public life but in a decidedly different context.
This series of three lectures will offer historical and theological insights from the contrasting histories of Canada, Britain, and America.
In the final lecture of this series, we will look at several instances and periods in the history of the three regions where Christian political involvement has had a detrimental effect, focusing on actions taken when Christianity seems to have been under particular duress.