Sunday, June 20, 2004

What Say You?

Actively evangelically Christian readers, I have a request. Read this, and then let me know, in particular, if you agree with this:

"The Rev. Jim Wallis, head of Call to Renewal, a coalition of religious groups devoted to fighting poverty, said he believes the Christian right is 'out of touch' with most Christians' concerns. 'Do we really think that Jesus's primary concern in this election year would be a marriage amendment? With the poverty rate rising, with one in six of all U.S. children and one in three children of color living below the poverty line, with more than a billion people around the world living on less than $1 a day?' Wallis asked.

'The truth is, the religious right is not even a majority among evangelicals, but they have very loud voices that presume to speak for a lot more people than they really do,' he said. "