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A nation must think before it acts.
Approval ratings for evangelicals in the United States are not especially high at the moment. Nearly every day, it seems, someone decries the hypocrisy of their support for President Donald Trump, and hypocrisy is not the only charge. Billy Graham’s recent death inspired comments suggesting that Graham’s outlook, as well as that of his followers, was disturbingly retrograde. One professor, in a New York Times op-ed, compared Graham unfavorably to Reinhold Niebuhr, the mid-20th-century ethicist whom President Barack Obama ranked as his favorite theologian.