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Topic - Timothy George
For weeks, there was little reaction to a Presbyterian committee's decision to exclude a much-loved song from the faith's new hymnal because of a couple of words and the composers' refusal to allow a change. That changed when it hit the blogosphere.
The humanity of the popes, and their accomplishments, should endear them to all Christians, and not just Catholics, said Timothy George, an evangelical and dean of the Beeson Divinity School at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.
And while evangelicals, by and large, differ from the Catholic Church's stance on contraception, defending the Catholic Church's right not to provide contraception via health insurance to employees rests on a principle, Mr. George said: "Unless we stand together on the principle of conscience, there will be no one left to stand."