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With The Evangelical Air Force.
's influence was best summarized by its new CEO, Frank Wright, who, in describing a recent lobbying excursion to Capitol Hill, said, "We got into rooms we've never been in before. We got down on the floor of the Senate and prayed over Hillary Clinton's desk." I think this is quite funny, not tragic. There's an interview with the author over here
posted by gsb
on Mar 11, 2005 -
Don’t call them terrorist
– call them "Koran Preservationist." Bob Jones III, writing on BJU’s website
, says that his university & Christians in general should move away from the word "fundamentalist" because of it’s negative connotations since the September 11th terrorist attacks.
"Bob Jones University is unashamedly Fundamentalist, but the term is beginning to carry an onerous connotation with the world at large because of the media's penchant for lumping Christian Fundamentalists in the same heap as Islamic Fundamentalists. Instead of "Fundamentalism" defining us as steadfast Bible believers, the term now carries overtones of radicalism and terrorism. "Fundamentalist" evokes fear, suspicion, and other repulsive connotations in its current usage."
Is Bob Jones III right to lay blame solely on the media? Or is the public at large simply fed up with religious zealots
, young earthers
, anti-abortion bombers
posted by wfrgms
on Mar 12, 2002 -
What do you get when you mix a zealous Christian
, 12 blow-up dolls
, and a toga party
? It's just too strange, but it might have been the rapture
for one woman...
posted by atfrost
on Aug 28, 2001 -