Matthew R. Perry

“Politicians and Christian Statesmen?” (www.ReedHeustis.com)

In Culture, Politics on March 5, 2007 at 7:17 pm

rrhpic.jpgI am so thankful for Christian constitutionalists such as Reed Heustis who provide a clear Christian voice in helping us discern many matters of politics. He has written a good article entitled “Politicians and Christian Statesmen?” (click here to read). Here is an excerpt:

In the realm of politics, bad apples seem to be everywhere, which is why a distinction must be made between statesmen and mere politicians. While both definitions may be synonymous in that a statesman is “one versed in the principles or art of government,” and a politician is “a person experienced in the art or science of government;” a statesman ultimately elevates principle above personal and political gain.

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