...as Bob Dylan once sang. And here in the UK the hoo-ha over Rowan William's comments about Sharia Law has proved that religion and politics can't really be separated.
I've posted before about this sort of stuff (see 'public theology' posts), but here and here are two recent posts by David Field saying what I'd already thought about the RW thing but in a much better way than I'd have said it.
Secondly, here's another David Field post on some lectures given at the weekend somewhat pertinent to the same issues.
Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.