Can the Church Make Any Real Progress in the Politics of this World? (podcast)

In this episode Dan challenges Greg on whether Christians can make any progress in the world.

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Links:
Greg’s book: “The Myth of a Christian Nation

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Greg’s new book: Inspired Imperfection
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