Books:

Carl Truemann, an evangelical Presbyterian professor/pastor from England, now serving in the US provides his own perspective on the strengths and weaknesses of American Christian political discourse in:  Republocrat: Confesssions of a Liberal Conservative

Michael Gerson and Paul Wehner, Christians and former speechwriters for Bush ’43, write about a new kind of political engagement in which Christians are not “co-opted” by any political party yet can still weild influence in the public square in:  City of Man: Religion and Politics in a New Era

Russell Moore, a Southern Baptist, writes in Christianity Today’s Book of the Year that the collapse of Christian political power is actually a good thing for the church, who at times compromised the Gospel in their pursuit of political power.  Onward:  Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel.

Podcasts:

Fuller Seminary President Mark Labberton and previous Fuller Seminary President  Richard Mouw talk about Christian witness in the realm of Political Civility:  Listen

Former Fuller Seminary President Richard Mouw talks with National Association of Evangelicals President Leith Anderson on Civility in Politics:  Listen

Articles:

Two different ways of looking at voting from a Christian Perspective:

  • Should Christians Vote for the Lesser of Two Evils?  Even at the ballot box, morality is not relative.  By Russell Moore.  Read Here
  • Voting is Only a Moment.  By Richard Mouw.  Read Here

Clinton, Trump, or Neither? 3 Views on the 2016 Presidential Election:  Ron Sider, James Dobson, and Sho Baraka make the best Christian case for each choice.  Read Here.

  • *Note, you might not be able to read these articles on 3 views (on Christianity Today) as they are locked for subscribers.  I have the magazine in my office.  I list it as an example as responsible dialogue on difficult issues by Christians.

 Blogs:

Christianity Today’s Website sections on Politics and Current Events – some good articles listed:  Read Here

First Things section on the 2016 Election.  (A Catholic/Orthodox/Protestant journal on religion and public life):  Read Here

Booklet:

For a helpful overview of breadth of biblical concerns for Christians in the public square (by the NAE) see:  For the Health of the Nation: An Evangelical Call to Civic Responsibility:  Read Here