Finally read that Harper's article on the Colorado Springs megachurch that's been drawing a lot of commentary on the liberal blogs. Result: I am scared. These people are crazy, and militant, and in control of all three branches of government.
Here are some sample thoughts from a man who "talks to President George W. Bush or his advisers every Monday":
So the Catholics are out, and the battle boils down to evangelicals versus Islam. “My fear,” [New Life Church Pastor Ted Haggard] says, “is that my children will grow up in an Islamic state.”
And that is why he believes spiritual war requires a virile, worldly counterpart. “I teach a strong ideology of the use of power,” he says, “of military might, as a public service.” He is for preemptive war, because he believes the Bible’s exhortations against sin set for us a preemptive paradigm, and he is for ferocious war, because “the Bible’s bloody. There’s a lot about blood.”
There's a second article in the series, this one on the National Religious Broadcasters, which I plan to read when I get a chance tonight.Tags:
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