Richard Mouw, Sean McDowell, Scott Rae | October 20, 2022

How to be a Patriotic Christian (with Richard Mouw)

What does it mean to love one’s country? If the powers that be are ordained by God, does that mean we should not criticize them? What about expressions of patriotism in our church worship? What about using religious language in celebrating national holidays? Is civil religion a bad thing? Join Scott and Sean for this discussion with Rich Mouw around his new book How to be a Patriotic Christian.

Richard Mouw is President Emeritus and Senior Professor of Faith and Public Life at Fuller Seminary, and Senior Research Fellow at the Henry Institute for the Study of Religion and Politics at Calvin College.  He is the author of more than 20 books including Uncommon Decency: Christian Civility in an Uncivil World.


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