AN ANALYSIS PROBE ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHRISTIANITY AND POLITICS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO NAGALAND

Authors

  • Kevichiiseii Agnes Assistant Professor, St.Xavier College Jalukie, Town Peren, District Nagaland

Keywords:

Politics, State, Christian, Government, Church, Secularism, Bible

Abstract

Typically, the Christian church and the Politics are separate entities and are often seen as paradoxical and debatable in today’s world but from the critical norms of perusal both are mutually compatible to each other in the state. Why? The reason for this is that Christian Church has many social responsibilities that intersect with political, socio-economic and psychological issues in the state politics. As illustrated biblically in James 2:26 ‘Faith without work is dead’. This article centres around four key concerns issues: first, to examine the account of why the church needs to engage with state politics; Second, to investigate whether the justice system of the state is compatible with principles of biblical laws; third, and to foster Christian participation in politics for effective and ethical governance; and fourth, to examine how important politics and Christian church are in the state. The study reveals that the two entities are reciprocal to each other with the common objective to bring ‘good life’ for the society.

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Published

15-05-2023

How to Cite

Kevichiiseii Agnes. (2023). AN ANALYSIS PROBE ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHRISTIANITY AND POLITICS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO NAGALAND. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(5). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2732