Thank you, Southern Baptists The so-called “fundamentalist” coup of the 70’s turned out to be a populist uprising against liberal elites Written by Mark Tooley
Thanks partly to Southern Baptist conservatism, the states where it dominates remain the nation’s bedrock of opposition to unrestricted abortion rights, same-sex marriage, and secularist usurpations on religious liberty
The nearly 16 million member Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest Protestant church, has elected its first ever black president, Fred Luter.
Justifiably the media have highlighted the historical irony of a church founded amid schism before the Civil War in defense of slavery that has now come full circle in its racial attitudes. But the larger context of Southern Baptist history and influence should also be appreciated.
Thank you Southern Baptists – Rick Warren: “Thank Baptists for Religious Liberty” – Thank you, Southern Baptists The so-called “fundamentalist” coup of the 70’s turned out to be a populist uprising against liberal elites by Mark Tooley!!! (The Origins of Cracka)