Trump's hand-picked pastors didn't speak directly to evangelicals. They didn't have to.
It will be difficult for Religious Right leaders to position themselves as the principled guardians of "family values" after
In repeated sermons from 2004 to 2009 Bickle has predicted that in the coming end-times God will send "fishers" to convert Jews to Christianity and later, when two thirds of Jews reject such evangelizing efforts, send "hunters" to persecute and slaughter them, as part of God's judgment for "perversion and sin" in a second, divinely mandated Holocaust.
While John Hagee has for decades loudly and publicly condemned anti-Semitism, his writings and sermons have nonetheless promoted some of the most influential and inflammatory anti-Jewish tropes of the modern era.
This article has been updated to include John Hagee's apology to the national director of the Anti-Defamation League for
Whatever our differences we should all be able to agree that Hitler was not sent by God to convert Jews to Christianity; that Catholicism, Mormonism and Islam, like all religions, are protected by the Constitution; and that Oprah Winfrey is not the Antichrist.
Similar to the criteria used by other list makers, I chose my candidates from around the world and from all walks of life. The list includes, politicians, activists, business giants and more.
When Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) accepted the endorsement of Texas megachurch pastor John Hagee in 2008, the result was a
No religious idea has greater potential for shaping global politics in profoundly negative ways than "the new world order," which has gained fresh currency in the midst of today's revolutions.