Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The Evangelical Left Post Obama? « Juicy Ecumenism

JE on the Evangelical Left in the dumps over Obama.

Of course the hardcore Evangelical Left will vote for Obama, if with apparently limited enthusiasm.  But no matter who wins, how will liberal evangelical elites approach politics after disappointment over a candidate who aroused almost messianic hopes? Many on the Evangelical Left espouse a sort of neo-Anabaptist stance that disparages the “empire” while still demanding its Welfare and Regulatory State.   Maybe at least some evangelical liberals will explore greater fidelity to the traditional, separatist Anabaptist approach and attach less importance to electoral politics.   Stay tuned!

The Evangelical Left Post Obama? « Juicy Ecumenism

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