Timothy Shah's Ugandan conspiracy

I am posting on Timothy Shah's Christianity Today article about Uganda as I have time. Rather than posting one long response, my schedule has been friendly to shorter efforts.In this one, I want to point out that Mr. Shah makes some assessments of David Bahati that are not based on contact or interview with Mr. Bahati. Shah writes:Some American groups have thus made a crusade of opposing the anti-gay bill in Uganda largely because of the mistaken belief that American evangelical groups … [Read more...]

Christianity Today's website contradicts Timothy Shah's CT conspiracy article

Since October, 2009, there have been a number of flawed articles about Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill, but none more flawed than the one currently up on the website of Christianity Today, by Timothy Shah. I have written here and here to demonstrate just a few of the problems, but I want to address some of them again with more information.First, in reference again to this Shah authored statement:But the legislation has received widespread attention not primarily because of its draconian … [Read more...]

Has Uganda’s antigay bill been stopped by Ugandan opposition?

In this post, I want to unpack a bit more the claims of Timothy Shah made in a Christianity Today op-ed posted yesterday (Go to the first reaction here). Overall, I think it was a mistake for Christianity Today to publish an article making so many factual claims without sourcing or evidence. I have been following this story since March, 2009 and do not recognize the narrative advanced by Shah.In this post, I want to address this paragraph:But the legislation has received widespread … [Read more...]


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