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Over at Patheos, Douglas Baker argues that Robert Jeffress departed not just from the intent of the founders but also from Baptist tradition.  Money quote:

When Robert Jeffress stepped to the podium at the recent Values Voter Summit and stated that Texas Governor Rick Perry was a man born again by the Spirit of God who was the only logical choice for all true evangelicals, he did so from the pastorate of a church that was once occupied by George W. Truett—a larger-than-life defender of religious liberty—and by a Baptist tradition that would scarcely recognize such overt endorsement of a political candidate on solely theological grounds.

Doug digs deep into Baptist and constitutional history.  Read the whole thing.  It’s well worth your time.


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