When Government Stumble

When Government Stumble

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Ben Freeth established his credentials to write on this topic through his courageous and successful resistance to the bullying tactics employed by the Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe to throw him and his family off their land, a story told in Mugabe and the White African. He now throws his net wider to ask: what response should Christians make to corruption and injustice when perpetrated by governments? Justice is a fundamental aspect of the Judeo-Christian faith. Ben explores this theme through his own experience of government oppression in Zimbabwe, and through contemporary instances where Christians have a€“ or have not a€“ stood up to be counted. He considers the Biblical injunction to obey your rulers, and examines the issues of fear and complacency: sometimes Christians are compromised by their relationship with the ruling group. What is our duty? Most Christians feel powerless. What can we actually do, as individuals, and as a group?U S $ pe r H e a d p e r Y e a r 1988-2009 GDP COMPARISONS: African Countries 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 ... It is worth noting that the Botswana GDP was 1.6 billion dollars in 1980 a€“ only a little larger than the Zimbabweananbsp;...

Title:When Government Stumble
Author:Ben Freeth
Publisher:Monarch Books - 2013-10-18


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