Saturday, March 24, 2007

Evangelicals turning against Iraq War

There is an encouraging article in today's Washington Post suggesting that evangelicals are changing their minds about Iraq and that concern for the poor and social justice are on the rise among younger evangelical Christians.

Daniel R. Lockwood, president of Multnomah Bible College and Biblical Seminary in Portland, Ore., said he has seen a "sea change" among his students, who are looking beyond conservative issues such as abortion and homosexuality to the environment, children with HIV/AIDS and the poor.

"More and more, students are very interested in social justice and issues often associated with the middle and the left," Lockwood said, "and the war is a piece of that."

Click here to read the whole article.

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