"Sometimes very important elections receive very little attention," writes E. J. Dionne Jr. in the Washington Post.
The big news is the surprise election of the most moderate president that the Southern Baptist Convention has had in almost thirty years. He adds:
The mellowing of evangelical Christianity may well be the big American
religious story of this decade.
And significant for the Adventist blogger community:
One other force was at work in this year's Baptist voting: the rise of the blogosphere. Over
the past several years, an active network of Baptist bloggers has
opened up discussion in the convention and given reformers and
moderates avenues around what Parham called "the Baptist establishment
papers" and other means of communication controlled by the convention's
leadership. Thus may some of our oldest and most traditional
institutions be transformed by new technologies.
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