It has been amusing – and occasionally depressing – to watch the Religious Right’s leadership twist themselves into knots as they explain why it’s perfectly acceptable to vote for Donald Trump, a coarse, thrice-married reality TV star who has no history of being a pious churchgoer.
Sunday is Earth Day, a time when a lot of us will be thinking about how we can better care for our planet to ensure it remains habitable for future generations.
Well, not all of us. Some people will be thinking about how the Bible says it’s all right to pretty much do whatever we want with the Earth and not worry about a thing.
A new year is just getting started and Religious Right activists are already agitating for a government based on their fundamentalist Christian beliefs.
Blogger Shane Vander Hart discusses a new book by Dr. Wayne Grudem, professor of systematic theology at Phoenix Seminary, called Politics According to the Bible. In Grudem’s tome, he claims that anyone who thinks the government should exclude religion is plain wrong.