Responding to “Is This the End of ‘Evangelicalism’?”

Skye Jethani addressed President Obama’s inauguration committee’s decision to boot Louie Giglio from praying at Mr. Obama’s second inauguration in an article on January 22, 2013. Jethani notes that Giglio, an evangelical, got the boot because somebody dug up a sermon in which he expressed opposition to practicing homosexuality, whereas a Catholic got to pray at the Democratic National Convention, despite the Roman Catholic Church’s well-known opposition to homosexuality and gay marriage. Because evangelicals are supposed to be on the cutting edge of adapting to culture and society, their refusal to approve of homosexuality and same-sex marriage dashes them on the rocks of hypocrisy. The Roman Catholics who insist upon wearing funny hats and swooshy robes are okay because, no matter what funny views they hold, at least they don’t claim to be hip. Continue reading Responding to “Is This the End of ‘Evangelicalism’?”