Ed Team

Evangelicals are too politically involved

Filed By Ed Team | May 12, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Christian beliefs, church and politics, church and state, evangelical Christian, political involvement, political power, religious right

"How did the evangelical movement get so far off track? I wouldn't suggest that evangelicalism's recent obsession with political activism is the only factor, but I do think it's a major one. If the same energies and resources that were poured into failed political efforts had been channeled into evangelism instead, I'm convinced that would have been instrumental in producing more spiritual good and hindering more of society's evils than all our lobbying, demonstrating, and voting combined."

-- Blogger Phil Johnson in his post "How Evangelicals Traded Their Spiritual Authority for a Mess of Political Pottage."

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