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  • Barack Obama's evangelicals close the God gap in Presidential race

    03/08/2008 1:20:54 PM PST · by FocusNexus · 53 replies · 833+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | March 7, 2008 | Chris Smyth
    Progressive evangelicals believe they can end the dominance of the religious right A group of American evangelicals are on a mission to put moral issues at the heart of the most intense presidential campaign in years. Those used to the thundering rhetoric of the religious right will expect a tirade against abortion and gay marriage. But in an interview this week Jim Wallis says: "Top of the list is what happens to the poor. Poverty is the principal Biblical political issue." He adds: "climate change is now a mainstream evangelical issue. Human rights, Darfur too." Wallis is one of the...