Jesus Loves Obamacare and Other Liberal Causes

Jesus Loves Obamacare and Other Liberal Causes

by Stuart Young, Barbara Young


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What does the Bible say about Obamacare? Is there scriptural support for universal health care?Using over 200 little-known scriptures, this book proves that the Old and New Testaments made caring for marginalized groups (the sick, the poor, the immigrant, and the prisoner) a national, collective, and legal responsibility, not merely a matter for private charity or churches.Inspired by Matthew 25 where Jesus commanded His followers to care for "the least of these," the authors call both political parties to take wisdom from the Bible for reforming health care, immigration, welfare, and prisons. A must-read for progressives and non-Christians alike to speak the language of the Bible to help evangelical Christians resist the call of social Darwinism and Ayn Rand, whose doctrines have long dominated Republican social and economic policies. Many evangelicals have supported Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare because they mistakenly believe that the Bible opposes governments' following Jesus' commands and that only small government is biblical. This book shatters that myth.The authors demonstrate how Republicans have hijacked American faith in politics for too long, and how their actual philosophy comes from the gods of Mammon and atheist thinkers. If sincere people study the Bible and learn key scriptures, they will know how strongly the Bible supports universal heath care, as well a humane immigration policy, welfare for the poor, and prison reform.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998622729
Publisher: Bluegrass Press, LLC
Publication date: 02/01/2017
Pages: 306
Sales rank: 1,063,149
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Barbara Young holds bachelor's and master's degrees in English and a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, where she graduated first in her class and summa cum laude. She is currently winding down her law practice in order to devote more time to writing and conducting leadership, communication, and legal seminars. She also holds a doctorate in higher education administration (Ed. D.) from Indiana University Bloomington. For more than two decades, she was a community college administrator over federally funded institutional development programs, and she taught English at the remedial, freshman, and sophomore levels. She has been licensed to practice law in Kentucky and Indiana since 1989. In addition to her law practice, she is devoting more time to writing and conducting leadership, communication, and legal seminars.

Stuart Young graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in religion from Emory University. He holds an M.S. from the London School of Economics in information systems, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He has worked in international finance, in television news at the BBC, and in policy research and international affairs in the British Parliament. He has also advised U.S. Congressional candidates. He has published numerous op ed. pieces in major newspapers on international politics.

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