Countdown Day 80

My disillusionment was intensified by what was happening in the Christian community in America during the 1980’s and 1990’s. A large number of both Protestant and Catholic leaders … supported wars of choice, defended torture, opposed environmental protection, and seemed to care more about protecting the rich from taxes than liberating the poor from poverty or minorities from racism. They spoke against big government as if big was bad, yet they seemed to see big military and big business as inherently good. (7)

From A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith (available February 9, 2010)