The well-known passage in Mark 12 is erroneously interpreted to mean a dichotomy between the spiritual and the temporal. The role of the church over against the state is prophetic. The relationship between church and state as reflected in worship is examined in respect of the national anthem, the display of national flags, the observance of Remembrance Day, and the conduct of national or civic services.
The Place of Caesar in Worship
Volume 03 Winter 1982, p6