Concerning Christian beliefs, creeds, statements, etc.
An analysis of the Manhattan Declaration of 2009
About the declaration:
A group of over 150 conservative Christian leaders -- "Orthodox, Catholic,
and Evangelical" released the
Manhattan Declaration on 2009-NOV-21 at the National Press Club in
Washington DC. 1 It is a call
for people to resist many three perceived changes to the culture that the
authors believe are currently being
promoted by various liberal Christians, progressive Christians, liberals of
other religions, secularists, etc. These are:
||Increasing women's access to abortion.
||Allowing all loving committed couples to marry, including same-sex
||Restricting religious freedom and freedom of conscience.
The Declaration advocates civil disobedience if necessary to resist and roll
Topics covered in this section:
The following information sources were used to prepare and update the above
essay. The hyperlinks are not necessarily still active today.
"Religious leaders vow civil disobedience on anti-life issues. Declaration
opposes forced participation in any 'anti-life act'." The Washington Times,
"Manhattan Declaration," official website, at:
"Manhattan Declaration: A Call of Christian Conscience," Text of the
Manhattan Declaration, 2009-NOV-20, at:
http://manhattandeclaration.org/ This is a PDF file.
Other paths too numerous to list
Copyright © 2009 by Ontario Consultants on
Originally written: 2009-NOV-22
Latest update: 2009-NOV-24
Author: B.A. Robinson