The idea that America is the last, best hope of the world is the spirit that animates a great deal of political activity in our country. The “last, best hope” is one of the most enduring rallying cries preached to garner support and enthusiasm for major government initiatives throughout American history. It has become such a widely accepted notion that its veracity and relevance for lawmaking and executive action is simply assumed, even among Christians.
"God and Country" Christians are proud of their country. Should they be?
Patriotism is complicated for a variety of reasons, so it is important for Christian libertarians to know their stuff when it comes to how Christians should relate to the state.