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Top Ten Signs You're a Fundamentalist Christian


Disclaimer: I did not write this; found on a Yahoo site.

See the list here. How many do you agree with? )

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Excellent Piece

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On the role of fundementalism and the decline of America

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Divine Intervention


This AlterNet article talks about religious freedom and how dangerous fundementalism is to the survival of our country.

...liberals tend to be looking for common ground, but I don't believe the right wing in this country wants common ground. To liberals and people who believe in secular government – I say forget about the fundamentalists. Appeal to the 60 or 70 percent of the American people who aren't fundamentalists – who may have lots of religious beliefs, but who also believe in secular government. Don't waste time trying to persuade people who believe that the earth was created in seven days. You're not going to persuade those people of anything.

Susan Jacoby, a fervent believer in the separation of church and state, recently spoke with BuzzFlash about America's historical roots in secularism, or freedom of religion. Her latest book, Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism, is an exploration of the rich history of our secular country, a nation conceived in the "Age of Reason," in response to European religious oppression. As she argues so persuasively, our American revolution, our heroic and enlightened founders, and our unique Constitution left behind the old European model of governments founded on a fixed religious hierarchy and belief in the divine rights of monarchs. America was founded to allow religious thought and practice, not to endorse a single form of it. Trouble is, some of our most powerful leaders today would have us march right back to that pre-revolutionary, "divinely inspired" model of governing.Read more... )

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Do you really know your Bible?


Congratulations! You scored 40 correct out of 50! You know more than a minister, priest, or rabbi!

(My score on "The Bible Quiz")

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