Is Liberal Democracy Possible Without God?

My latest article for the Epoch Times, is titled Is Liberal Democracy Possible Without God?


As Western society becomes increasingly secularized, can our liberal democracy survive without God?

John Adams wrote to the Massachusetts Militia in 1798 that “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious People. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”

The claim made by Adams’ makes eminent sense if we consider that liberal democracy is founded upon the equality and human rights of all people.

How can we make sense of equality without God?

If we are judged against our fellow humans, or against the state, then none of us would seem to be equal. But if our value is judged in relation to God, then we can make the claim to equality ......

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