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Tag Archives: evangelicals and republicans

4 reasons why Republicans are rekindling evangelical outreach

Do Republicans have an evangelical problem in a party that’s been both derided and heralded as God’s Official Party?

The vast majority of evangelicals have voted with the GOP in recent elections. In fact, despite some qualms about his Mormon faith, 79 percent of evangelicals voted for Republican nominee Mitt Romney in 2012, the same percentage that voted for President George W. Bush in 2004.

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That time I got roofied at the (political) party

Recently a group of Christian pastors decided to challenge 50-year-old legislation that threatens the tax status of churches if they endorse a particular candidate. Pastors preached sermons specifically endorsing candidates that they felt embodied “Christian” ethics.

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Survey: Young evangelicals at odds with their political parties

A large majority of young evangelicals see a conflict between their faith and their political party -- but Democrats grapple with this disconnect much more than Republicans.
So says a new survey from Sojourners, the progressive Christian group, which asked evangelicals under the age of 35 about their political views and civic engagement.

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