by Tim Bayly of the Bayly Blog – On the Election: A Prophet in Our Midst
Editor’s note: Picked this curious bit out of a standard Evangelical ranting about how they must band together and vote in Donald Trump as the Christian savior of American politics. This piece starts the article and it seems curious and bizarre to be this obsessional about what is effeminate. Which begs the question: What are all these manly men so afraid of here?
Back 2,000 years ago, John the Baptist was imprisoned for preaching against the incestous sexual perversion of the one holding political authority over him. The man’s name was Herod and eventually Herod rewarded John’s prophetic witness by cutting off his head.
While John was still in prison. Jesus, declared to the crowds that John the Baptist was not effeminate…
he was not the sort of man dressed in soft (malakos) clothing who hung out with the elite of Washington D.C., New York, and Silicon Valley:
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