When the Spirit of Holy War Takes Over
by Andrew Levine, CounterPunch 2-3-2013
Not long ago, it was widely assumed that faith in God is no longer an authentic motivator in modern politics…
The idea that the Creator of all there is would care about the political affairs of particular Homo sapiens, that He (always a He!) would favor some members of our paltry species over others, seemed too preposterous to take seriously. God was effectively read out of analyses of political life, even by those who believed that God exists.