In his timely release, author Charles D. Drew tackles the issue of hostility among Christian activists
As the next presidential election draws near, American voters and pundits alike are wondering just how big an impact religious and values voters will play in 2012. Christian Americans are deciding where, and with whom, they will stand on key issues. But, the church has often been as politically divided as the culture, leading many Christians to withdraw from politics altogether and even distance themselves from believers of a different political persuasion. In Body Broken: Can Republicans and Democrats Sit in the Same Pew? (New Growth Press, Feb. 2012), Charles D. Drew addresses this enmity among Christian political activists and supplies workable solutions to finding common ground without abandoning personal convictions… or each other.
Author Bio: Charles D. Drew received his education at Harvard (BA in English) and Westminster Seminary(M. Div.). Hehas pastored for thirty years in Virginia, Long Island and New York, all in university settings. He presently serves as the senior minister of Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, which he founded in 2000 near Columbia University. Drew speaks frequently to universities and churches and is also the author of A Public Faith: Bringing Personal Faith to Public Issues, An Ancient Love Song: Finding Christ in the Old Testament and A Journey Worth Taking: Finding Your Purpose in This World.He and his wife Jean, a science teacher at the Brearly School in Manhattan, have two married children and two grandchildren. Sailing and music are two of Charles’ great loves.