Posted tagged ‘Evangelicals’

Rick Warren’s Biggest Critics: Other Evangelicals

December 23, 2008

Rick Warren is in a place he never expected to be: at the center of a culture war. The pastor chosen by President-elect Barack Obama to give the inaugural invocation backed Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in his home state of California. But he did so belatedly, with none of the enthusiasm he brings to fighting AIDS and illiteracy.

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With the Obama Election, Evangelicals Seek a Role as Faith in Politics Enters Historic Era

November 30, 2008

Mickey Sheridan is in denial. In the weeks since the election of Barack Obama, the 58-year-old self-professed “holy roller” refuses to acknowledge the Illinois senator will soon be inaugurated as America’s 44th president.

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Loyal to the End: Evangelicals Stay the Course by Naomi Schaefer Riley of The Wall Street Journal

November 7, 2008

So much for the “new evangelicals.” For the past two years, hundreds of articles have appeared in
newspapers across America making the claim that the old religious right
was moving left and that Barack Obama, with his religiously infused
rhetoric and various “outreach efforts,” was leading the charge.

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Many Evangelicals Optimistic about Obama Presidency

November 6, 2008

national-association-of-evangelicals.JPGSome prominent evangelical leaders said Wednesday that they are
optimistic about working together with the Obama administration and
even noted that relationships have already been built by the campaign’s
faith outreach arm.

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Top Evangelical Scholar Says ‘Many Evangelicals Appalled McCain Picked Palin’

November 4, 2008

john-stackhouse.jpgI recently asked John Stackhouse, an influential scholar on faith and
politics at evangelical Regent College in Vancouver, what evangelicals
are thinking about Sarah Palin. John, an author of many books and
frequent contributor to Christianity Today, replied:

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