You are here

Religion and Politics: The Case for Their Divorce

Written by Gerard Casey for LewRockwell.com.

Since the heyday of the Enlightenment, there have been concerted efforts in many parts of the West to get religion out of politics, presumably on the grounds that religion is bad for politics. Whatever the merits of these efforts, and to whatever extent they may be justifiable, what has not, perhaps, been so widely considered is whether or not it might also be a good idea to separate religion from politics because politics is bad for religion! I argue that politics, understood as the institution and operation of the state, is a deeply flawed project and hence that religion’s association with it is necessarily damaging to religion. The time for divorce has finally arrived.
Read the full thing »

Liked it? Support this author on Patreon!
Editor's Pick

Written by 

Selected content picked by the editor of Everything-Voluntary.com.

check out these other posts by the author:

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar
wpDiscuz