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Ten Things Conservative Christians Got Horribly Wrong

A friend sent this article from Salon to me. Salon is a left-leaning publication, so Evangelicals will be suspicious of it. The author is generally correct, however, in her assessment of the role of Evangelical Christians in American history.

Most troubling to many current Christians is the connection Jerry Falwell (the leader of the so-called Moral Majority, pictured here) had to segregationist politics in the South.pjerry-falwell

The current Religious Right and its predecessors have found themselves on the wrong side of history many times in ways that propagated bigotry and other evils to which it leads.

This is a sobering call for Evangelicals to think deeply about the way they interpret the Bible regarding current events and social movements.

Read the article here.