National Repentance

May 1980
National Review;5/30/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p643
The article comments on the call for repentance from United Methodist Bishop Edsel Ammons which encourages the citizens of the U.S. to confess their sins against the people of Iran. A description of the idiom of national repentance employed by conservative Christians is provided. It argues that Jews and Christians no longer recognize a nation with a divine mission.


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