How should Christians live their faith in the public arena? Twenty years ago, the first edition of Chuck Colsons Kingdoms in Conflict became a bestseller, a must-read for people interested in politics and the relationship between church and state. Now, with a passion for truth and moved by the urgency of the times we live in, Colson has written God and Government, re-voicing his powerful and enduring message for our post-9/11 world. In an era when Christianity is being attacked from every sidebooks being written charging Christians with being theocrats and trying to impose their views on an unwilling culturewhat is the message of the Christian church? What does the Bible say, and what do we learn from history about the proper relationship between faith and culture? Appealing to scripture, reason, and history, this book tackles societys most pressing and divisive issues. New stories and examples reflect the realities of today, from the clash with radical Islam to the deep division between reds and blues. In an era of angry finger-pointing, Colson furnishes a unique insiders perspective that cant be pigeonholed as either religious right or religious left. Whatever your political or religious stance, this book will give you a different understanding of Christianity. If you're a Christian, it will help you to both examine and defend your faith. If youve been critical of the new religious right, youll be shocked at what you learn. Probing both secular and religious values, God and Government critiques each fairly, sides with neither, and offers a hopeful, fair-minded perspective that is sorely needed in todays hyper-charged atmosphere.