David Gushee and the Common GoodPosted: October 10, 2012
One of the strongest moderate evangelical voices around is David Gushee. He has been heavily involved with the New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good. He’s the editor of the recently released A New Evangelical Manifesto. And he’s been interviewed recently by Greg Metzger on a Patheos blog and by Krista Tippett this week the radio show On Being. His appearance was part of the show’s Civil Conversations Dialogue on abortion. Our family listens to this terrific show on the way to church every Sunday morning. Here’s a taste:
a healthy evangelicalism brings good news and good Christian love especially to those who have been marginalized, including those marginalized sometimes by evangelicals themselves. So this section offers chapter length treatment of what it might mean to love the trafficked, those suffering from preventable diseases, Muslims, women, children, and so on.