A gut punch for religious political progressives

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A gut punch for religious political progressives

Postby Stephen Fox » Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:05 am

Did Jesus ever talk about hogwash? Because this is hogwash. Donald Trump will almost certainly receive between 75-80% of the white evangelical vote, the same as every Republican presidential candidate since 2004. Talking about Matthew 25 to “cut into what is a pretty solid bloc of Christians” isn’t going to work. Primarily because that solid bloc is pretty happy right where it’s at. But also because scripture simply isn’t persuasive in this way. There might be some voters out there who would change their vote from Republican to Democrat based on hearing Jesus’ command to feed the hungry and clothe the naked, but you’d better hope all three of them live in the same state.

From a recent article on Matt 25 at religion dispatches. easy google. Unflinching for folks like me
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