Evangelical scholars call for broad discussion of Pope's social encyclical
Catholic World News - August 24, 2009
Some 68 prominent American Evangelical leaders have joined in a public statement encouraging all Christians to "read, wrestle with, and respond to Caritas in Veritate," the social encyclical by Pope Benedict XVI. The statement argues that the Pope's critique of the global economy offers a Christian alternative to corporate interests and partisan ideologies. Among the signatories are:
- Richard Cizik, president of The New Evangelicals;
- Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Theological Seminary;
- David Neff, editor of Christianity Today;
- Ron Sider, president of Evangelicals for Social Action;
- James Skillen, president of the Center for Public Justice; and
- Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners.
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