Leave the Bible alone

Published March 28, 2024

WORLD Opinions

If you are a Christian, familiarity with the Constitution and Declaration of Independence is good. America’s founding was, after all, doubtlessly influenced by its heavily Protestant character.

If you are a Christian, familiarity with the Bible is even more important. We rely on God’s Word to sustain us in our daily relationship with Christ. The Word is a “lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path,” as Scripture says.

Generally, it is hard to complain about greater familiarity with America’s governing documents or Christianity’s governing document.

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EPPC Fellow Andrew T. Walker, Ph.D., researches and writes about the intersection of Christian ethics, public theology, and the moral principles that support civil society and sound government. A sought-after speaker and cultural commentator, Dr. Walker’s academic research interests and areas of expertise include natural law, human dignity, family stability, social conservatism, and church-state studies. The author or editor of more than ten books, he is passionate about helping Christians understand the moral demands of the gospel and their contributions to human flourishing and the common good. His most recent book, out in May 2021 from Brazos Press, is titled Liberty for All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Secular Age.

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