"A clear message comes through: we should not over-emphasize action through the civil government..." -- Timothy Terrell, director of the Center for Biblical Law and Economics
"Schansberg provides [Christians] with an evangelical political philosophy, a more cogent framework for the discussion of Christian political practice." -- T. Craig Ladwig, Indiana Policy Review; letter to author
...Schansberg should be praised for his ambitious attempt to synthesize a Christian worldview with a political philosophy of freedom. -- Markets & Morality, Fall 2004, Acton Institute
could learn much from [the book]...its accurately descriptive subtitle [A Thinking Christian's Guide to Politics & Public Policy]. -- Marvin Olasky, World Magazine, December 20, 2003
About the Author
D. Eric Schansberg (Ph.D. Economics, Texas A&M University) is Professor of Economics at Indiana University (New Albany). Eric is the author of numerous academic articles and popular press essaysas well as two other books: Poor Policy: How Government Harms the Poor (Westview Press, 1996) and Inheriting Our Promised Land: Lessons in Victorious Christian Living from the Book of Joshua (Alertness Books, 2003). He is also the co-author (with Kurt Sauder) of a 21-month Discipleship Curriculum for Men. He is active in teaching at his church and has led expository Bible studies for more than ten years. Eric and his wife, Tonia, have three children (so far!) and live in Jeffersonville, Indiana.