The Reign of God
I feel the need to say a few positive things about theocracy. The very concept seems to have become the subject of a scare campaign. Sneer remarks about “Christian Taliban” and the like are being used as a discussion stopper, a technique to brush off an opponent with whom one happens to disagree regarding the interaction between religion and politics. The opponent is called a theocrat or a christocrat in order to imply that he/she is an enemy of freedom, and an imminent danger to American democracy. It is so tempting to live by the illusion that one’s own position is pure and ideology-free, a rather common infliction that can cause a malfunctioning of a person’s moral compass.
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