members, click to sign in..

4,602 active users!!Bandwidth
THURSDAY
FEB 26, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -2 hrs
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  2/26/2015
SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2009  |  1 comments
Torture debate prompts evangelical soul-searching
Among evangelical leaders, debate over the use of harsh interrogation techniques against suspected terrorists has prompted introspection about faith, ethics, the Golden Rule, just wars, Jack Bauer and Jesus.

A number of evangelical leaders have made opposition to torture without exceptions a moral cause over the past three years, part of a broadening of the movement's agenda beyond traditional culture war issues. Others in the movement, including many Christian right leaders, have largely resisted or stayed silent.

Now, President Barack Obama's release of Bush administration memos justifying harsh interrogation techniques and a new poll showing white evangelicals more sympathetic to torture have leaders taking stock of whether evangelical opinion has shifted on the topic. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.google.com

   01/21/15  |  Generals conclude Obama backed al-Qaida • 22 comments
   12/30/14  |  Obama's Lists: A Dubious History of Targeted Killings in... • 1 comments
   09/05/14  |  Rand Paul: 'Flailing' Obama created 'jihadist wonderland' • 13 comments
   08/23/14  |  State Dept Rejects ISIL‚Äôs Claim It Is At War With America • 15 comments
   08/10/14  |  Fear of ‚ÄėAnother Benghazi‚Äô Drove White House to Airstrikes in... • 6 comments
MORE RELATED ( WAR ) NEWS | MORE..
   02/18/15  |  Italy Fears ISIS Invasion From Libya • 11 comments
   02/18/15  |  Historical Christian Toy Shatters World Record • 9 comments
   02/16/15  |  ISIS video appears to show beheadings of Egyptian Coptic... • 5 comments
   02/15/15  |  Special Report: SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2015... • 4 comments
   02/13/15  |  America's Largest Christian Bookstore Chain Files for Bankruptcy • 103 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   02/15/15  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2015 Family Conference at... • 4 comments
   01/01/15  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 10 comments
   12/01/14  |  From Tyndale to Today: A New Study Bible • 34 comments
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 37 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   02/26/15  |  Vatican Seeks to Quell Mexican Anger Over Pope's Drug Remark • 3 comments
   02/26/15  |  College girl gets 3rd degree for being Jewish • 4 comments
   02/26/15  |  ISIS Fighters Claim All 150 Syrian Christian Hostages Are 'Safe' • 1 comments
   02/26/15  |  Voters wary of promises in Britain's unpredictable election • 4 comments
   02/26/15  |  Judges pressed to actually stick to state law • 3 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 1 user comment(s)
News Item5/20/09 2:15 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
From the article, "Last fall, a poll commissioned by Faith in Public Life and Mercer University found that 44 percent of white Southern evangelicals rely on life experience and common sense to form opinions on torture. By contrast, 28 percent said they relied on Christian teachings or beliefs.

Even so, Gushee said he senses a "deep moral, spiritual and theological problem" in evangelical support for torture."

Hmmm, apparently not enough evangelicals have been tortured? Perhaps we should ask the opinion of Christians in Muslim and Communist countries?

Interesting to note, in the "Gulag Archipelago" by Andre Solzenitzen, He said the Communist usually didn't torture Christians because it did not have the effect they wanted.

It sounds like the Muslims are converting "Christians" to their way of thinking?

1
There are a total of 1 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Why are Americans confused about Obama's religion?
pennnned: " officer elmer is there somewhere in the united states ..."
-2 hrs 51 
Big Psychiatry: Eating Too Healthy is a ‚ÄúMental Disorder‚ÄĚ
dorcas: "dear jessica, i echo john uk comment. so sorry that you had to read such..."
-3 hrs 27 
Republicans Look To Curb FCC’s Authority To Enforce Net...
mike from new york: " jim lincoln ah, another refreshing slap in the face to the..."
-3 hrs 17 



Bill Parker
How Much More

How Much More
Bible Study
Eager Avenue Grace Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS


Ken Wimer
True and False Repentance

Book of Isaiah
Shreveport Grace Church
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Lin Brown
Worldiness Leads to Apostasy

Grace Particular Baptist
Sunday Service
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Robert Rubino
Jesus is Worse Than Moses!

Christonomy
Fellowship Baptist Church
Video!Play! | MP4

Kevin Swanson
Rob Bell and the Pope

Evangelicalism About to Crack
Generations Radio
Play! | MP3

Blog 2/22/15
Lord, I believe. Help my unbelief!

New York Gospel Mission
there are times in the chr­ist­ian life where things...

Sponsor:
Islamic State = Real Islam, Click Here

See Why ISIS Foll­ows the Qur'an & Muh­amm­ad, Where So-C­alled "Mod­er­ate" Musl­ims Do Not
www.puritandownloads.com/is..

Sponsor:
Biblical Studies Scholarship Online

NCTS off­er­ing full or subs­id­ized Sch­ol­arsh­ips for DMin. ThD, Mast­ers and Bach­el­ors
https://www.nctsmn.org/?deg..

Sponsor:
Ichabod

For the time is come that judgm­ent must begin at the house of God: 1 Peter 4:17
www.amazon.com/dp/1498402445

Sermon:
The Departure of Jesus
Ken Jones

SPONSOR | 2,700+

SPONSOR





                   
Let the year be given to God in its every moment! ... G. Campbell Morgan

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.