Bush's 'Theological Perspective.'

Olsen, Ted
September 2007
Christianity Today;Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p22
The author reflects on the theological perspective of U.S. President George W. Bush in relation to the involvement of the U.S. in the war in Iraq. He says that Bush describes his belief in the universality of freedom during a meeting with nine conservative journalists. Ross Douthat, an associate editor at "The Atlantic," says that the attempt of Bush to transform God's promise of freedom through Jesus Christ into a this-world promise of universal democracy is the worst kind of immanentizing the eschaton' utopian.


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