February 27, 2013

God Didn't Kill Dr. Koop

Roger Olson, Associated Baptist Press

Yesterday, Monday, Feb. 25, former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop died at his home in New Hampshire. He was 96.

Anyone who paid attention to public controversies knew of him in the 1980s as a rock-ribbed conservative evangelical appointed by President Ronald Reagan -- perhaps as a bone thrown to his evangelical supporters. At least that’s how some regarded his appointment.

Yesterday, Monday, February 25, former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop died at his home in New Hampshire. He was 96. Anyone who paid attention to public controversies knew of him in the 1980s as a rock ribbed conservative evangelical appointed by President Ronald Reagan—perhaps as a bone thrown to his evangelical...

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