"Judgment Day at the White House: A Critical Declaration Exploring Moral Issues and the Political Use and Abuse of Religion" by Gabriel Fackre

Thursday, 05 Jul 2007

The wake of the Clinton impeachment left a number of casualties, including distortions of Scripture and standards of morality. In response, 140 theologians and ethicists signed a two-page statement-the "Declaration Concerning Religion, Ethics, and the Crisis in the Clinton Presidency"- which addressed the misuse of religion in politics. The substance of this book is a pastiche of twenty essays, eleven supporting the Declaration, six opposing it, and three which do not address the Declaration but which are topically related to it. Gabriel Fackre also provides useful background material by reprinting the Declaration, the President's ...

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