Caring for the poor?

Caring for the Poor is Government’s Biblical Role – by Jim Wallis

Hearts & Minds by Jim Wallis

There is hardly a more controversial political battle in America today than that around the role of government. The ideological sides have lined up, and the arguments rage about the size of government: how big, how small should it be? Some famously have said government should be shrunk so small that it “could be drowned in a bathtub.”

But I want to suggest that what size the government should be is the wrong question. A more useful discussion would be about the purposes of government and whether ours is fulfilling them. So let’s look at what the Bible says.

The full article can be found at: http://sojo.net/jim-wallis/blogs

Posted August 31, 2012 by allanbaker in Christian Faith, Inspiration

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