Friday, 23 February 2018

Author Eric Metaxas, evangelical intellectual, chose Trump, and he's sticking with him.

Eric Metaxas speaks during the 44th annual
March for Life in Washington, D.C, on Jan. 27, 2017.
(Photo: Tasos Katopodis/AFP/Getty Images)
The case of Eric Metaxas still remains a puzzling one to many of his fellow evangelicals.

How could the man who wrote an admiring, bestselling biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer — the German pastor martyred for his opposition to the Nazis — become one of the most prominent evangelical supporters of Donald Trump, the most authoritarian, least churchly president in recent American history?

The answers to this question go to the heart of the cultural fears that motivated a large majority of white evangelical Christians to vote for Trump, opening an enduring split among evangelical elites.

By Jon Ward.

Full story at Yahoo News.

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