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Newsweek on the Evangelical Divide

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Newsweek reports on the backlash among some evangelicals to the Religious Right. It opens with Dobson: "Dobson told his flock in a taped broadcast, they could not afford to stay home on Election Day. If they did, 'we could ... begin to have same-sex marriage in places all over the country.'"Then to Adam Hamilton's church in Leawood, Kansas. "The religious right has 'gone too far,' says Hamilton. 'They've lost their focus on the spirit of Jesus and have separated the world into black and white, when the world is much more gray.' He adds: 'I can't see Jesus standing with signs at an anti-gay rally. It's hard to picture that.'"

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The story's thesis is: "From Dobson to Hamilton and through the geographical heart of the country runs a fault line that is increasingly dividing evangelical Christians in America in the first years of the 21st century, revealing the movement to be more complex, and more interesting, than the usual caricatures suggest. "

As if that sentence ...

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