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Hug an Evangelical

I must agree.

From the New York Times

April 24, 2004

Hug an Evangelical

“There’s also an odd lack of intellectual curiosity within the secular left about the Christian right. After 9/11, intellectuals rushed out to buy books about Islam. But on many campuses, it’s easier to find people who can discuss the Upanishads than the “Left Behind” books about Jesus’ Second Coming — which, with more than 40 million copies, are the best-selling American novels of our age. To be worldly, one should understand not only Tibetan Buddhism but also red-state Pentecostalism.”

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