Monday, May 10, 2010

Quote of the Weekend: Myers on Church and State

The "separation of church and state" designates the state's monopoly on coercive violence. This is quite distinct from the question of the relation between theology and politics. Every coherent political philosophy already presupposes a theology, since it embodies a particular vision of what constitutes a good society.
From here
Thoughts on the UK election also from Hobbins and Chaplin.

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  2. Good quote. A lot to think about.

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