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|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Nibley, Hugh W.|
|Journal||Mormon Studies Review|
Politics defined as the self-interested activity of the city of man is opposed to the ways of the city of God, resulting in conflicting obligations. God’s hand is evident in virtuous governments and laws, but human institutions inexorably deteriorate. Fateful developments are reviewed, including man’s refusal to repent. Final relief of woes lies beyond politics—in the next world.
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