Lundskow said this divide between conservative and progressive Christians based on their view of God is a point of division within the faith in terms of political support.
The professor explained that those who see God as punitive tend to support Trump, saying they see him as strong-willed for the way he attacks opponents and "punishes" people for being poor. Lundskow added that Christians who view God as loving and forgiving tend to be more liberal and progressive, welcoming immigrants and "seeking social justice" for the poor.
Please read the article first.
This article invokes an interesting item for those that still go to Church, or for those outside of religion , your own view on morality and the politics you may generally go for,
Do you see a higher power in your religion or your moral center of the world as a whole as
A. Punitive and vengeful?
B: Loving and Forgiving?
My own beliefs are a bit strained, but from the time of my youth , I always saw it as below.
I see that God and people are Loving and Forgiving,.
Does that form your political view?
Does Punitive and vengeful = Conservatism?
Does Loving and Forgiving =Liberal?
For me, I definitely fall on the Liberal side socially.