A blog post by David Neff, the editor-in-chief of Christianity Today, titled "Why Last Saturday's Political Conclave of Evangelical Leaders Was Dangerous," went viral this week, with lots of strong opinions pro and con about his assertion that Christians are not called to be kingmakers or pawnbrokers.
Neff quotes James Davison Hunter, author of To Change the World, who told CT in a 2010 interview:
Instead, Neff advocates:
The same advice could be given to Catholic bishops and activists, wouldn't you say?
Read Neff's whole piece here.