My response is that I believe that these answers represent a scandal in the evangelical conscience. I do not believe that the moral problems shown in the answers evangelicals have to these answers do not say anything about whether you should be an evangelical-- one who believes in a literal or authoritative word revealed in scripture, and seeks a personal relationship with Jesus as Lord and Savior. In this regard, there's nothing wrong with being an evangelical; but these poll results point to something wrong with being an evangelical.
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WAS GOING TO WAR WITH IRAQ THE RIGHT THING TO DO?
|White Evangelicals||All Americans|
|Right thing||62% ||45%|
Evangelicals have consistently been strong backers of U.S. military action in Iraq.
WHITE EVANGELICALS: WAS GOING TO WAR WITH IRAQ THE RIGHT THING TO DO?
In addition, white evangelicals think the U.S. troop surge in Iraq is working. 54% say the surge is making things better, compared to 33% of Americans nationwide who say this.
In the long run, do you think the people who are immigrating to the United States today will make American society better, will make American society worse, or do you think today's immigrants won't affect American society one way or the other?
|Won't affect society||22||15|