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Islamic & Christian Fundamentalists: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

Islamic & Christian Fundamentalists: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

A couple of years ago, Slate’s website ran a quiz consisting of quotes and asking if they were Christian fundamentalist quotes or Islamic fundamentalist quotes. (I flunked bad! 4 out of 9) I’ve taken the liberty of stealing a couple of the quotes to get you in the mood. “[A girl] can read a book, […]

Mega-Church’s Mega-Minister’s Mega-Problems

This isn’t another one of those stories about some evangelical Bible-thumper caught with a hooker or sharing coke with his boyfriend. This is the saga (shorthand version) of one of the big kids on the evangelical block: Mark Driscoll, my neighbor up Washington way. Mark is a MEGACHURCH minister. He’s head honcho of Mars Hill […]

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Large Christian Organization Goes After Florida Preacher Who Canceled Gay Man’s Funeral

Faithful America is once again taking action and speaking out against prominent figures who manipulate Christianity, ‘in the name of God,’ to advance their political and personal agendas of hate. Last spring, this very large and fast-growing online Christian organization went after Sarah Palin, and created a petition (currently over 67,000) slamming Palin for her remarks […]

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Tea Party Legislator Sends Bibles To Everyone In Congress For ‘Decision Making’ Guidance

A Mississippi Tea Party Republican congressman, Rep. Steven Palazzo, sent Bibles donated by a constituent to every member of Congress, according to TPM. Palazzo included a letter sent with each copy of the Bible, stating the book was intended to help his colleagues with their decision-making that read in part:. “On a daily basis, we contemplate policy […]

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Pastor Claims Gays Are Possessed By ‘Putrid Smelling’ Demons

Bert Farias, founder of Holy Fire Ministries, published a piece on Charisma Magazine’s website Tuesday titled “The Raw Naked Truth About Homosexuality,” claiming that nauseous smelling demons are the cause of homosexuality. He stated quite bluntly that being gay “is demonic.” In his jaw-dropping stunner of a rant, Farias asked gay people to “not get […]

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