In defense of religious bigotry
To be clear, I’m not condoning the wingnut attacks on Mitt Romney’s Mormonism. There’s plenty of reasons to vote against The Anchorman — his religion is not one of them. But to be honest, certain religious beliefs would be a deal-breaker for me. Any fundamentalist — be they Christian, Muslim or Jew — is automatically…
Follow the angel in the cheap white suit
The protagonist of this little melodrama founded churches in Gainesville and Orange County that draw more than 15,000 congregants per week (he’s the one who sounds unmistakably like a Southern Baptist). (via Christian Nightmares)
Has the religious right fostered less religious identification?
People of faith do wonderful things. They feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and demonstrate a compassion often lacking in the secular world. Unfortunately, so-called people of faith are also hypocritical, judgmental and determined to impose their beliefs on those who see things differently. Most people don’t identify with the latter group, which has come…
Rick Perry should’ve invited this guy to Houston
You gotta hand it to a preacher who thanks the Lord for his “smokin’ hot wife.” Amen, Brother Nelms.
Now playing in my personal Hell
A Christian Jim Carrey impersonator. Ack! “You’re not making Christianity any better you’re just making comedy worse.” HRH (slightly paraphrased) (via Christian Nightmares)