Does Christianity have a legitimate role to play in politics, business, law, medicine, journalism, and education? Or are secularists right when they relegate religion to the strictly private realm of ‘personal values’? Nancy Pearcey offers a razor-sharp analysis of the now accepted split between the public and private - revealing how every worldview (including secularism) is ultimately based on beliefs. A brilliant, intellectual read for Christian professionals who want to know how to extricate the gospel from issues of individual morality, and translate it into language and application suitable for the public square.
Offering a broad historical perspective, this compelling read brings clarity (and activates a new awareness) as to how the interplay between economic and political institutions create either poverty, or widely-shared wealth.
Written by two veteran journalists, this is a mature overview of South Africa's current political and cultural complexities, traced back to the historical factors that have shaped – and continue to shape – the country.