Those Evangelical Christians who haven’t yet signed over their souls to Donald Trump—and those who already have—should draw back for a moment and think long and hard about what C.S. Lewis said.
There’s nothing wrong with Christians voting their consciences at election time. The mischief arises when they fall into the trap of “Christianity And”—in other words, when they put politics first and Christianity second.
In 1938, shortly after the Nazis marched into Vienna, Sigmund Freud fled to England. He settled in the town of Hampstead, not far from Oxford University. The following year, when Freud was 83 and dying slowly and painfully from cancer of the mouth, he was visited by a young Oxford professor.
The identity of the young professor is not known, but on the supposition that it was C.S. Lewis, then on the brink of becoming one of the leading Christian apologists of the 20th century Continue reading The Christian on the Couch→