Jerry Falwell’s “Two Kingdoms” View is Not Only Wrong, It’s Dangerous

More on Falwell Junior. He is being eviscerated from all corners for his un-Christian viewpoint and honestly, deservedly so.

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File Photo: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands with Jerry Falwell Jr. at a campaign rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Many of you have seen court evangelical Jerry Falwell Jr.’s interview with Joe Heim of The Washington Post.

Falwell Jr. says:

There’s two kingdoms. There’s the earthly kingdom and the heavenly kingdom. In the heavenly kingdom the responsibility is to treat others as you’d like to be treated. In the earthly kingdom, the responsibility is to choose leaders who will do what’s best for your country. Think about it. Why have Americans been able to do more to help people in need around the world than any other country in history? It’s because of free enterprise, freedom, ingenuity, entrepreneurism and wealth. A poor person never gave anyone a job. A poor person never gave anybody charity, not of any real volume. It’s just common sense to me.

When Heim asked Falwell if there is anything Trump could do that would endanger evangelical support for the President he answers, based…

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One thought on “Jerry Falwell’s “Two Kingdoms” View is Not Only Wrong, It’s Dangerous

  1. John Poirier 4 Jan 2019 at 7:10 am

    His “two kingdoms” view is wrong, but his understanding of economics is absolutely correct.


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