Christianity and Politics

We firmly believe that Christians should be engaged in politics, and that Christianity has a lot to offer to politics and public life. The organisations and resources below explore the relationship between Christianity and politics in more depth.

Christians in Politics

Christians in Politics, Conservative Christian Fellowship, Christians on the Left, Liberal Democrat Christian Forum

Thinktanks and Research Centres

Theos, KLICE, McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics and Public Life, Jubilee Centre, Ekklesia, London Institute for Contemporary Christianity, Together for the Common Good, Von Hugel Institute, Centre for Theology and Community, Westminster Abbey Institute, Westminster Faith Debates

Further Reading 

Awaiting the King – James K.A. Smith

Political Visions and Illusions – David T. Koyzis

To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today – James Davison Hunter

Those Who Show Up – Andy Flannagan

Christianity & Contemporary Politics: The Conditions and Possibilities of Faithful Witness – Luke Bretherton

One Nation but Two Cities: Christianity and the Conservative Party (PDF) – Joshua Hordern

Building Jerusalem: Christianity and the Labour Party (PDF) – Paul Bickley

Experiments in Living: Christianity and the Liberal Democrat Party (PDF) – Stephen Backhouse

For more suggestions, download our full reading list.