Rather than assuming that evangelicals are a large, powerful, committed political bloc that, for some inexplicable reason, is completely ineffective, the more realistic conclusion is that politically engaged evangelicals are like a herd of unicorns: powerful and abundant in the imagination while not actually existing in the real world.Read the whole thing (and this time I mean it).
Thursday, May 01, 2008
The Myth of Evangelical Political Engagement
Joe Carter have a very good piece here responding to arguments about evangelical over-engagement in politics. Here's the heart of the matter: