Wednesday, January 22, 2014

CT DIRECT - 01.22.2014





Christianity Today Direct Newsletter
Wednesday, January 22, 2014    



INTERVIEW
The Foreign Policy Mission of American Evangelicals
Mark Amstutz looks at their longstanding involvement with issues like global poverty, sex trafficking, and religious persecution.
Interview by Timothy C. Morgan

The American public often associates evangelicals with domestic political fights over abortion and same-sex marriage. But historically, they have been no less active in shaping events on distant shores. In Evangelicals and American Foreign Policy (Oxford University Press), Mark R. Amstutz, a political scientist at Wheaton College, analyzes evangelicals' long-standing engagement on global poverty, human trafficking, international religious freedom, and Israeli statehood. CT senior editor for global journalism Timothy C. Morgan spoke with Amstutz about the motivating factors behind evangelicals' engagement in foreign affairs....

Read The Foreign Policy Mission of American Evangelicals
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