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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.



“The True Promised Land”: The Issue of Race Pride Completely Misses the Point by Joseph C. Phillips

November 20, 2008

joseph-c-phillips2.jpgIf, as the essayist wrote, ‘irony gives birth to a deeper and less friendly understanding’, then here is a real interesting development for you. In the days following the election of Barack Obama as our nation’s 44th president, my email in box was filled with notes proclaiming “another bold step for black mankind” and asking for my reaction.