December 6, 2006

Inclusive Christianity--A Wave of the Future?

This from the Washington Post:
Message From A Megachurch

By E. J. Dionne Jr.---Tuesday, December 5, 2006; Page A29

American politics took an important turn last week at a church in the foothills of Southern California's Santa Ana Mountains.

When Rick Warren, one of the nation's most popular evangelical pastors, faced down right-wing pressure and invited Sen. Barack Obama to speak at a gathering at his . . . [c]hurch about the AIDS crisis, he sent a signal: A significant group of theologically conservative Christians no longer wants to be treated as a cog in the Republican political machine.

For his part, Obama, the former community organizer from Chicago, showed why he is this moment's hottest commodity . . . .
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A possible uniting rather than dividing mentality?
What a welcome change.

1 comment:

TomCat said...

I read the full text of Obama's address yesterday. I identified with it, because it demonstrates that the rabid religious right does not hold a monopoly on Christianity.