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Jun 22

Bedfellows

Proposal Warns Evangelicals on Politics
Sun Jun 20, 6:31 PM ET

LOS ANGELES – A national evangelical group is mulling guidelines that would warn the faithful against allying themselves too closely with any one political party, “lest nonbelievers think that Christian faith is essentially political in nature.”

I’m all for keeping faith separate from party affiliation. If you vote for a certain party’s candidate because his views line up well with those your faith inspire in you, that’s fine. However, the blind faith most Evangelicals seem to have in Bush is disturbing and impedes any intelligent debate about religion and politics with them. “Let the Christian who opposes Bush be anathema.”

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