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Donald Trump has created an excruciating moment for evangelicals

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  1. Crabtownboy

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    This opinion piece is by R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2016/10/09/donald-trump-has-created-an-excrucia

    America’s evangelical Christians, awakened by the millions to political activism barely a generation ago, now find themselves in what can only be described as a crisis of conscience. The immediate and excruciating crisis has a name — Donald Trump.

    This past weekend, political analysts described the situation inside the Trump campaign as “DEFCON 5,” an acknowledgment that the revelations of a sexually explicit taped conversation with Trump posed the prospect of immediate defections from key Trump constituencies, and evangelicals are at the top of that list.

    [Read the entire statement at the link above.]

     
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