As Miroslav Volf says, "to make a difference, one must be different." If evangelicals are going to make any difference, it won't be because they've self-consciously endeavored to repair their PR image.
Both religion and politics are concerned with how we should organize societies. What does the Bible tell us about how we are supposed to organize our common life together so that we can actually bear the image of God to all creation?
"In this electoral year tensions are particularly high. Polarities are strong. Many people think that the future of our country ... is at stake," Miroslav Volf says. "Honoring everyone contains the promise of possibility."