What is Nationalism? Should Christians participate in politics? Should Christians be Nationalists?
Nathan attempts to explain some of these concepts and more in this new course.
Nathan starts this course off by giving context to Christianity and politics as well as democracy and morality.
Nathan dives into the concept of the separation of church and state.
Nathan debunks a modern myth: "Christian Nationalism is toxic, racist, harmful, bigoted, hurtful, etc." & introduces the idea of secularism
Nathan talks about Nationalism and WWII and makes the important distinction between Empire (Imperialism) vs Tribalism (Anarchy)
Nathan teaches through The Biblical History of Nations including Israel, Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia and more.
Nathan works through some important ideas: What makes a nation? The Lockean account Advancing liberal construction is a form of imperialism
Nathan wraps up this course with a rebuttal to "Taking America Back for God: Christian Nationalism in the United States"