–For context, this was published Oct. 29, 2008– 

A testimony to the level at which evangelicals mix theology, conservative news networks, panic about the culture war and current events:

Last week, the mother of one of the second-graders I teach on Wednesday night said, “I’ve never seen a seven-year-old so concerned about the Presidential election before. The other day, he came to me and asked, ‘If Barack Obama is elected, is it the end of the world?'”