I was excited my Dr. Mouw's words because I think he speaks for a large group of people who's beliefs are not often recognized on the program. I am talking about less well educated people of faith who tend to be more conservative than the highly educated left leaning guests that are normally on the show. It seems ironic but as a person from a conservative protestant church family I feel a closer bond with other conservative people of different faiths (Mormons, Roman Catholics even Muslims) than with very well educated liberal Christians. I think social class is a parameter of this issue that we should talk more about. When living in Chicago I became friends with working class Arab Muslim immigrants, Roman Catholic Latinos and African American Muslims who I felt closer to in terms of values than well educated, affluent Christian liberals.
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