Social Gospel & Today’s Religious Left

Here is a good analysis in part of Today’s Religious Left.  There is a brief history of the Social Gospel movement in America.  Christopher H. Evans, the author, comes to this conclusion:

Can the religious left achieve the public status of the religious right? The theme of “social salvation” that was critical to Walter Rauschenbusch, A.J. Muste and Martin Luther King Jr. might, I believe, very well galvanize the activism of a new generation of religious progressives.

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Bill Nye gets schooled

Bill Nye…accused CNN of doing a “disservice” to its audience on Saturday by having a real scientist on their network to discuss climate change.

Nye, non-scientist, appeared with William Happer, Princeton University Physicist on CNN to discuss the science of climate change. Continue reading “Bill Nye gets schooled”

Insightful Thoughts from Hugh Ross

Many of you, I am sure, saw the April 10 issue of Time presenting 25 anticipated breakthroughs in science and space for the 21st century. What particularly grabbed my attention was the debate between physicist John Horgan, author of The End of Science (1997), and Paul Hoffman, former editor of Discover magazine and past president of Encyclopedia Britannica. Continue reading “Insightful Thoughts from Hugh Ross”

Blacks Mainly Backslide under Obama

With President Obama’s gas tank now less than an eighth full, it’s amazing where he has taken black Americans. Mainly, it’s been a long ride in reverse.

Even liberal black broadcaster Tavis Smiley has criticized Obama for this. As Smiley told HuffPost Live’s Alyona Minkovski, “Sadly — and it pains me to say this — over the last decade, black folk, in the era of Obama, have lost ground in every major economic category.” Continue reading “Blacks Mainly Backslide under Obama”

Persecution of Christians

Prince Charles Decries Persecution of Christians in Christmas Message: Jesus’ Family Fled Violence, Too

“I was born in 1948, just after the end of World War II in which my parents’ generation had fought, and died, in a battle against intolerance, monstrous extremism and an inhuman attempt to exterminate the Jewish population of Europe,” the Prince of Wales said in his message, released on Thursday.

“That, nearly 70 years later, we should still be seeing such evil persecution is, to me, beyond all belief. We owe it to those who suffered and died so horribly not to repeat the horrors of the past,” he added.

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