I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
Then explain this photo of Fred Phelps and his wife with Al and Tipper Gore:Second of all, as for her being a liberal plant. She isnt, she's the wife of the nutjob famous for "God Hates Fags".com
Ya actually it was because when Christ arrived on the scene he said that his followers would not follow the old traditions; such as, stoning to death.Not quite an answer to my challenge ToT.
Not if you read the early life of Christ found in the books about him that didn't make it into the bible called the Apocrypha. Jesus sinned as a childThe passage you quoted would suggest that it would be just for Christ to fulfill the barbaric morality of the OT because he himself is free of sin.
Ask Iran or any fundamentalist Islamic nation there is.This is a falsification of morality, and doesn't answer for how it was considered just to god for the people of antiquity to stone adulterers and heretics.
I've got pictures of my mom and Clinton, they mean nothing.
If you're not a Christian fundamentalist, why are you defending them, and then using Gnostic Christian gospels as if they weren't a straw man?
Who left the fridge open?
Dangerous dogma is also something that should be more of a concern. It often opposes science, promotes ignorance and unintelligent thinking. It effects our educational system, and our hinders medical research.
It is also a matter of life and death for the 3 million people who die from aids in subsaharan Africa, where the only condom use information available is from the local ministry that preaches its sinfulness.
Who cares about hate? Who cares about violence? Who cares about extremism? Who cares about death? Obviously not you.
Who left the fridge open?
Here is another story about youth recruitment for militant Christianity:
Talk To Action | Reclaiming Citizenship, History, and Faith
"the recent "Battle Cry" rally in Philadelphia, where a crowd of about 25,000 -- mostly teenagers and young adults -- pledged their fealty to a vision of a theocratic Christian nation. This pledge was obtained, mostly, by scaring the crap out of them,
That was clear from this account on DKos:
But BattleCry Philadelphia was more than just a vulgar carnival designed to suck donations into the coffers of Ron Luce's corporation "Teen Mania". Indeed, it had a point, to recruit the future elite "warriors" in the coming battle against the separation of church and state."
More about BattleCry:
Truthdig - Reports - Battle Cry for Theocracy
"If you’ve been waiting to get alarmed until the Christian fascist movement started filling stadiums with young people and hyping them up to do battle in “God’s army,” wait no longer.
In recent weeks, BattleCry, a Christian fundamentalist youth movement, has attracted more than 25,000 people to mega-rally rock concerts in San Francisco and Detroit, and this weekend it plans to fill Wachovia Stadium in Philadelphia.
The leaders of BattleCry claim that their religion and values are under attack, but amid spectacular light shows, Hummers, Navy SEALs and military imagery on stage, it is BattleCry that has declared war on everyone else. Its leader, Ron Luce, insists: “This is war. And Jesus invites us to get into the action, telling us that the violent—the ‘forceful’ ones—will lay hold of the kingdom.”
BattleCry is a part of the evangelical organization Teen Mania, and you can learn a lot about the kind of society that Teen Mania is fighting for by reading up on its Honor Academy, a non-accredited educational institution that offers directed internships to 700 undergraduate and graduate youth each year. Among the academy’s tenets: Homosexuality and masturbation are sins. Interns are forbidden to listen to secular music, watch R-rated movies or date; men can’t use the Internet unsupervised; the length of women’s skirts is regulated. The logic behind this—that men must be protected from the sin of sexual temptation—is what drives Islamic fundamentalists to shroud women in burkhas!"
"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending."
An army of christ, what does an army do exactly other than to kill?
ARe there as many radical moronic crazy christians as there are islamic ones ? Honestly I don't know. The big difference between here and there is there is no rule of law there. Here we are a governed lawful society; there they don't even have a government.
Islam's "crusade" against israel or the west has far more to do with control and power than it does with religious beliefs clashing. The news we get is only the tip of the ice berg, we only see the violence and bloodshed because that is what is "newsworthy".
Our military hawks on this site present to us the most violent of stories as well because let's face it - when they are sent into a situation keep in mind it's a situation that already requires their presence - use of force.
They have crazy muslims, we have crazy christians. It's just our crazy christians do not have the ability to topple our government forces. In their world, they have that ability. WE look at our crazy christians and mock and laugh; in that world those crazy muslims are not laughed at but feared because their government is too weak.
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