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THE LIGHT ON A HILL

Contrary to the claims of many politicians, and not a few church leaders, Jesus is the only light on the hill that illuminates the world.

Political leaders invoke “god” to validate their power, and the most popular religions are employed to do so. Just as officeholders today pay lip service to “Judeo-Christian values,” so Caesar appealed to the traditional Roman gods for divine approval. Patriotism and religious faith become synonymous, and lack of nationalistic fervor is now heresy.

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