Does the Two-Kingdoms Distinction Necessarily Lead to Apathy and Indifference Toward Social Issues?
There is quite a bit of discussion lately about Christian approaches to culture. Here’s another important look at it:
But it is precisely for the sake of theological integrity that I think the world can benefit from a clear and consistent “two kingdoms” perspective. In other words, consistent “two kingdoms” thinking allows one to engage the issues of the day and become co-belligerents with people without religious convictions, all for the sake of justice, without compromise and without confusion.
“Does the Two-Kingdoms Distinction Necessarily Lead to Apathy and Indifference Toward Social Issues?“
Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Culture, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and four children. Views posted here are his own and not necessarily those of his employer.