Guest / Limited Access /

NAE tells Bush to act now on Sudan

NAE tells Bush to act now on Sudan
Nearly 50 evangelical leaders from a variety of theological and political perspectives have called on President Bush to take "swift action" to stop the "genocide" in the Darfur region of Sudan. The letter, organized by the National Association of Evangelicals, called for three specific actions: massive humanitarian aid; active exploration of intervention options, including military intervention; and work to remove Sudan from the U.N. Human Rights Commission.

"We view this as an opportunity to reach out to Muslims in the name of Jesus," NAE president Ted Haggard told The Washington Post. "Christian people are appalled by this kind of genocide, and we don't want it taking place in our generation."

Ark still in the dark

Ark still in the dark
A major scientific expedition in the Black Sea had many successes in the use of underwater archaeology, live networking, and the examination of a 1,500-year-old Byzantine trading vessel. But its most publicized archaeological investigation associated with the expedition was a wash. National Geographic Society archaeologist Fredrik Hiebert and Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard said wood that drifted into the Black Sea contaminated the site, so they weren't able to test their theory that the sea's flooding was that recounted in the biblical story of Noah.

"We were not able to get a smoking gun," Ballard told the Associated Press.

Other efforts to prove the existence of the biblical flood—and to find Noah's ark—continue.

United Methodists gear up for another lesbian minister's trial

United Methodists gear up for another lesbian minister's trial On the heels of the ludicrous acquittal of lesbian Methodist minister Karen ...

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

Read These NextSee Our Latest
RecommendedMeriam Ibrahim, Sudanese Woman Sentenced for Apostasy, Released
Meriam Ibrahim, Sudanese Woman Sentenced for Apostasy, Released
(UPDATED) May face another lawsuit from family.
TrendingNew Executive Orders on LGBT Discrimination Don't Exempt Religious Orgs
New Executive Orders on LGBT Discrimination Don't Exempt Religious Orgs
(UPDATED) But Obama won't withdraw memo on religious discrimination.
Editor's PickIntroducing the Bible! Now with Less!
Introducing the Bible! Now with Less!
Delete the chapter and verse numbers. Kill all the notes. Make it one column. Make a million bucks.
Comments
Christianity Today
Evangelical Leaders Call for Darfur Action
hide thisAccess The Archives

In the Archives

August 2004

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.