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Should Christians love their country?

This is an interesting and relevant piece by D. G. Hart about the relationship between Christianity and love of country.

I lean 2K (with some modifications), so Hart’s perspective resonates with me.

However, my conservative impulses also move me to love my mother land and desire to uphold its traditions.

I’d love to hear other thoughts from readers on this issue, if you are so inclined.

Scott Aniol

About Scott Aniol

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.

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