We live in a deeply polarized society. But partisan polarization is just the overlay on a deep ideological, philosophical, and even theological polarization. Because despite being a people with a common language and common citizenship, we deeply disagree not only about what the best means are to agreed-upon ends but even what the proper ends are. Nevertheless, we have to get along with each other. This calls for the ability to hold passionately to and argue for our views — and fight to win — in the sphere of public policy, observing the principles of democratic governance. Yet we cannot simply treat our adversaries as enemies to be destroyed. Every time we open the Bible and read Genesis, we’re reminded, from the very beginning, that man has fallen. We can be in error even abou
Here’s the Truth About Political Disagreements
Amid outrageous polarization, what makes civility even possible?