Are religious conservatives finished as a political and cultural force? Not at all, argues David French, responding to someone who claims that Mike Huckabee’s inevitable defeat will put the nails in the coffin of the Christian right.
French says that Christian conservatives don’t have to vote for Huckabee because every other Republican candidate are claiming their issues. Furthermore, back in the Sixties, the left had essentially taken over America’s churches, but now the mainstream theological liberals have dwindled to near insignificance, while evangelicals and other theological conservatives dominate American Christianity and have had a cultural impact, especially on life issues.
Read his argument after the jump. Is he right or wrong? Or only partially right or partially wrong? [Read more...]