Eleanor Roosevelt Could Have Been A Red Letter Christian

Red Letter Christians | 2/20/2019 | Tony Campolo
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Eleanor Roosevelt could have, and maybe would have, signed up as a Red Letter Christian.

As bombs were destroying downtown London, Mrs. Roosevelt was publishing a short book entitled, The Moral Basis of Democracy. She overtly framed her book around the teachings of Christ and proposed that democracy depended on taking what we now refer to as “the red letters” seriously. She asked America on the eve of World War II to rise above the Nazi ideology and “practice a Christ-like way of living.” She told our country that a good work ethic in itself would not make America great, because it is not enough for its people to work for themselves. Rather, they must “serve the purposes of the greatest number of people.” That’s what all Red Letter Christians should do!

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Eleanor Roosevelt was the embodiment of Steinbeck’s, The Grapes of Wrath, when he wrote: “Whenever there are battles to be fought or injustices overcome, wherever there are people – individuals or masses of people – who need a friend, Eleanor Roosevelt will be there… doing her job.”

She was a leader for civil rights long before there was Martin Luther King,...
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