It isn't possible to separate Wilberforce's faith from his career in public office. His tireless campaigning against slavery was a direct result of his Christian belief that man is made in the image of God and that life matters.
Can Religion and State be Separate?
Despite popular misunderstanding, religion and state have been intimately related as far back as recorded history can tell us.
Building a Vision for Engagement in the Public Square
Building the theological groundwork for understanding a Christian's relationship to the public sphere.
Poverty and Government, Prostitution Laws in Canada
EICC founder Rev. Joe Boot debates Gretta Vosper, founder of the Canadian Centre for Progressive Christianity, on whether it is the responsibility of government to redistribute income to feed the poor, and whether prostitution should be legal in Canada.
Financial Aid to Palestine, Affirmative Action, and Gender
EICC founder Rev. Joe Boot and Justin Trottier, spokesperson for the Canadian Secular Alliance, debate whether Canada should provide financial aid to the Palestinians, whether affirmative action is beneficial, and the implications of gender fluidity.