The Southern Baptist Convention's (SBC) shift to the far right is a familiar and disconcerting story. One of its most prominent voices, Richard Land, the SBC's top lobbyist in Washington, is widely seen as an influential player into today's Religious Right movement and a strident opponent of church-state separation.
But the SBC does not speak for all Baptists. Baptist bodies in the United States are diverse, and even many Southern Baptists oppose the strident stands taken by Land. Read more