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Naming Names

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Naming Names
Can Preachers Tell You Whom to Vote For?


Alwyn Lau


Naming the powers is not an exercise in generality. And if the appropriate action following the act of naming is to cast a vote, then ipso facto political naming cannot be separated from electoral endorsement. But if a preacher should advise his flock on whom to vote for, would this mean that the Church has sold out to political partisanship?

ISBN: 978-981-07-3749-8
Format: Ebook (please read our ebooks policy)
Category: Church, Politics & State; Christian Living
Publication Date: March 2013

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