May 4, 2016

Evangelicals against democracy

Evangelicals have thrown themselves quite publicly into the political process in the last 50 years. But they have other options, theologically. 

Evangelicals can, for example, embrace the anabaptist theology proposed by the late John Howard Yoder:



While evangelicals across the country struggle with the democratic process in 2016, will some of them turn to the anti-democratic theology of Yoder?

They might.

The idea, ecclesiology-instead-of-politics, seems especially attractive to younger evangelicals. It could feel like a viable, faithful alternative to Donald Trump.