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|Subject: Re: Jon Stewart on Today's Republican Party||Date: 10/8/2012 7:47 PM|
|Author: LurkerMom||Number: 1822351 of 2152454|
I am not a white evangelical Protestant, LM.
I am white.
And I am a Protestant.
But white+evangelical+Protestant is the constituency that is almost exclusively Republican.
You know....the ones who include a high number of folks who believe Obama is a Muslim, like I said.
You can spin it any way you want. I am trying to back my replies with links that say otherwise.
Your, "You know....the ones who include a high number of folks who believe Obama is a Muslim, like I said." has already been disputed.
"Check the percentages... they are easy enough to find.
You're not one of those.... but you are in bed with them."
It is the people of your persuasion who most believe the prez is a Muslim not that of dope1.
"While Americans across the board get the president's religion wrong, the religious group that most often thinks Obama is Muslim is white evangelical Protestants (24 percent). American unaffiliated with a religious group make the error least often: just 7 percent identify Obama as Muslim."
e·van·gel·i·cal ( v n-j l -k l, v n-) also e·van·gel·ic (-j l k). adj. 1. Of, relating to, or in accordance with the Christian gospel, especially one of the four gospel books of ...
"By the late 1930s, conservatives still in the older denominations and those who left but remained friendly (especially Baptists and Presbyterians) made common cause against the separatist position. Although they maintained a commitment to fundamental Christian beliefs, they also declared their willingness to engage in a dialogue with the academy and society. To distinguish themselves from the separatists, they chose to be called Neo-Evangelicals, soon shortened to Evangelicals."
"I am becoming increasingly concerned with the subtle and sometimes not so subtle changes that have been brought about by the philosophies of the "new (neo) evangelical ism." I fear that it is fast becoming the "neo-modernism." I do not know anyone in my circle of influence or ministry that has totally embraced the philosophy of neo-evangelicalism. Nor do I make any claims of being 100% void of any neo-evangelical thought or practice which may have unwittingly influenced my ministry; but to whatever degree it is found, either in the ministry of BDTLB or any other ministry, it is to be repudiated and avoided as a danger to the truth of the gospel of grace."
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