“Do you think that people who are not Christians are condemned?” Sanders repeatedly asked, challenging that belief as Islamophobic. Christian organizations have denounced Sanders’ questioning as amounting to a religious test for public office — one that would disqualify millions of people.
Polls show about half of all Christians in the U.S. believe that some non-Christians can go to heaven. But particularly among evangelicals, the traditional view of damnation remains widespread.
How did hellfire come up in a confirmation hearing in the first place?
In 2015, an evangelical Christian college suspended a tenured professor who said that Muslims and Christians worship the same God. …more: NPR