Posts Tagged ‘Jimmy Carter’

The faith of Jimmy Carter

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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When Billy Graham died in February at the age of 99, commentators offered dueling perspectives. Was the world-famous evangelist “the last high-profile bipartisan evangelical,” as some eulogized? Or had America’s Preacher started a strain of Gospel-infused white nationalism that still exists today? But if Graham is either the foil or forefather of current evangelical politics, Read more

Jimmy Carter links Church male-only ordination with abuse of women

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Former United States president Jimmy Carter has said the Catholic Church’s practice of not ordaining women gives tacit permission for discrimination and abuse. Mr Carter said this during an interview with National Public Radio in the United States ahead of publication of his latest book. “ . . . [T]he fact that the Catholic Church, Read more

Jimmy Carter upset by male Catholic priesthood

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Former United States president Jimmy Carter has accused the Catholic Church of abusive discrimination against women by having an all-male priesthood. In a Time magazine interview, Carter said “the major religions have discriminated against women in a very abusive fashion and set an example for the rest of society to treat women as secondary citizens”. Read more