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COMMUNITY

Progress IN GOVERNMENT

What is the connection between better government and a people's concept of and obedience to God?

From the November 1999 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Throughout history , a central theme of many governments has been the rule, direction, control, regulation, administration, and restraint of the many by the few. Old Testament Bible texts indicate that governmental systems were imposed upon the people, rather than being developed from within, by the people.