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Understanding the Good Book

March 14, 2018

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31 December, 2017 21:43

December 31, 2017

Here are 8 ways the religious right wins converts – to atheism

December 28, 2017

“But the more they resort to strict authoritarianism, insularity and strict interpretation of Iron Age texts, the more people are wounded in the name of God and the more people are outraged. By making Christian belief an all-or-nothing proposition – they force at least some would-be believers to choose ’nothing.’”
https://www.rawstory.com/2017/12/here-are-8-ways-the-religious-right-wins-converts-to-atheism

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December 19, 2017

A History of the “War on Christmas”

November 29, 2017

“If one sees the United States as a secular nation, one is unlikely to perceive Christmas as under attack — no more so than Yom Kippur, Ramadan, or any other religious tradition that goes largely uncelebrated in public and commercial spaces.”
https://www.snopes.com/2017/11/29/the-war-on-christmas/

Frank Schaeffer explodes at the GOP for its AMAZING duplicity in regards to Roy Moore and Trump

November 13, 2017

Frank Schaeffer, interviewed by Joy Reid on AM Joy, absolutely lets loose on the incredible cognitive dissonance the party of Family Values must maintain to support disgusting politicians like Roy Moore and Donald Trump.

Link: https://boingboing.net/2017/11/13/frank-schaeffer-explodes-at-th.html

Roy Moore’s alleged pursuit of a young girl is the symptom of a larger problem in evangelical circles – LA Times

November 12, 2017

“The evangelical world is overdue for a reckoning. Women raised in evangelicalism and fundamentalism have for years discussed the normalization of child sexual abuse. We’ve told our stories on social media and on our blogs and various online platforms, but until the Roy Moore story broke, mainstream American society barely paid attention. Everyone assumed this was an isolated, fringe issue. It isn’t.”

Link: http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-brightbill-roy-moore-evangelical-culture-20171110-story,amp.html

Paul Ryan: Praying The Right Thing to Do After a Mass Shooting

November 7, 2017

“So unless Republican elected officials are praying for more mass shootings and worse ones, PRAYER DOES NOT WORK. The proof, Mr. Speaker, is down at the morgue.”

Link: http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2017/11/07/25548632/paul-ryan-praying-the-right-thing-to-do-after-a-mass-shooting

The *real* 7 deadly sins

June 24, 2017

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Has Evangelical Christianity Become Sociopathic?

May 14, 2017

Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/has-evangelical-christianity-become-sociopathic_us_5914ce6fe4b02d6199b2ed92