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[ Please…  The Evangelical movement followed the lead of the world (once again) and is now dying the death of a thousand qualifications. Jame Dobson and his “Focus” ministry led the charge of Evangelicals into the political world, implying that such engagement with secular culture wsa tantamount to following Christ….  No wonder so many of us who still hold faith in the truth of Scripture find it so repulsive.  ]

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US religious Right concedes defeat

America’s religious Right has conceded that the election of US President Barack Obama has sealed its defeat in the cultural war with permissiveness and secularism.

Leading evangelicals have admitted that their association with George W. Bush has not only hurt the cause of social conservatives but contributed to the failure of the key objectives of their 30-year struggle.

James Dobson, 72, who resigned recently as head of Focus on the Family – one of the largest Christian groups in the country – and once denounced the Harry Potter books as witchcraft, acknowledged the dramatic reverse for the religious Right in a farewell speech to staff.

“We tried to defend the unborn child, the dignity of the family, but it was a holding action,” he said.

“We are awash in evil and the battle is still to be waged. We are right now in the most discouraging period of that long conflict. Humanly speaking, we can say we have lost all those battles.”

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