Submission to the State as an Act of Submission to God: A Call for Total Submission Within the Nature and Commands of God
Rawlings School of Divinity
Doctor of Philosophy
submission, government, state, church state relations
Political Science | Religion
Krystowiak, Jesse David, "Submission to the State as an Act of Submission to God: A Call for Total Submission Within the Nature and Commands of God" (2022). Doctoral Dissertations and Projects. 3872.
Christians must view their interactions with the state as a direct line of submission to the supremacy of God's own rule. Within God's call to submit to those in positions of civil leadership is the understanding that one's submission to the state is placed within the confines of bringing glory to God on the basis of God's nature and commands.