True Christian conservatism cannot exist without charity. As Kevin Bauder expounds the core principles of conservative Christianity, he helpfully reminds us that conservatism must be practiced in an atmosphere of love. He begins:
This series of essays has not been a sermon, and I have not been preaching. Nevertheless, I am about to begin meddling. I want to discuss for a moment the attitudes that must characterize a conservative Christianity. Please understand that these remarks are addressed to those who have already accepted conservative principles. If you are not a conservative, you may find that this essay helps you to understand how conservative Christians perceive themselves within the larger world of professing Christianity.
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