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Evangelical Christians say they are the new victims of intolerance - they're persecuted for condemning homosexuality.
May 5th, 2013
06:00 AM ET

When Christians become a 'hated minority'

By John Blake, CNN

(CNN) - When Peter Sprigg speaks publicly about his opposition to homosexuality, something odd often happens.

During his speeches, people raise their hands to challenge his assertions that the Bible condemns homosexuality, but no Christians speak out to defend him.

“But after it is over, they will come over to talk to me and whisper in my ear, ‘I agree with everything you said,’" says Sprigg, a spokesman for The Family Research Council, a powerful, conservative Christian lobbying group.

We’ve heard of the “down-low” gay person who keeps his or her sexual identity secret for fear of public scorn. But Sprigg and other evangelicals say changing attitudes toward homosexuality have created a new victim: closeted Christians who believe the Bible condemns homosexuality but will not say so publicly for fear of being labeled a hateful bigot.

As proof, Sprigg points to the backlash that ESPN commentator Chris Broussard sparked recently. Broussard was called a bigot and a purveyor of hate speech when he said an NBA player who had come out as gay was living in “open rebellion to God.” Broussard said the player, Jason Collins, was “living in unrepentant sin” because the Bible condemns homosexuality.

“In the current culture, it takes more courage for someone like Chris Broussard to speak out than for someone like Jason Collins to come out,” says Sprigg, a former pastor. “The media will hail someone who comes out of the closet as gay, but someone who simply expresses their personal religious views about homosexual conduct is attacked.”

When is disagreement hate?

Bryan Litfin, a theology professor at Moody Bible Institute in Illinois, says Christians should be able to publicly say that God designed sex to take place within a marriage between a man and a woman.

“That isn’t so outrageous,” Litfin says. “Nobody is expressing hate toward homosexuals by saying that. Since when is disagreement the same as hate?”

But quoting the Bible doesn't inoculate anyone from becoming a bigot or hater, some scholars say. There's a point at which a Christian's opposition to homosexuality can become bigotry, and even hate speech, they say.

Crossing such a line has happened many times in history.

A literal reading of the Bible was used to justify all sorts of hatred: slavery, the subjugation of women and anti-Semitism, scholars and pastors say.

“Truly damaging speech cannot be excused just because it expresses genuine religious belief,” says Mark D. Jordan, author of “Recruiting Young Love: How Christians Talk about Homosexuality.”

“Some religious beliefs, sincerely held, are detestable. They cannot be spoken without disrupting social peace,” says Jordan, a professor at the John Danforth Center on Religion & Politics at Washington University in St. Louis.

The point where religious speech becomes hate speech is difficult to define, though, scholars and activists say.

The Southern Poverty Law Center in Alabama is a nonprofit civil rights group that combats and monitors hate groups. Three years ago, it designated the Family Research Council, the group that Sprigg represents, as a hate group - a characterization the group stridently rejects.

Mark Potok,  a center spokesman, says there’s no shared definition of what constitutes hate speech.

“There is no legal meaning. It’s just a phrase,” Potok says. “Hate speech is in the ear of the beholder.”

'One of the most hated minorities?'

Intolerance may be difficult to define, but some evangelicals say they have become victims of intolerance because of their reverence for the Bible.

The conservative media culture is filled with stories about evangelicals being labeled as “extremists” for their belief that homosexuality is a sin.

Their sense of persecution goes beyond their stance on homosexuality. There are stories circulating of evangelical students being suspended for opposing homosexuality, a teacher fired for giving a Bible to a curious student, and the rise of anti-Christian bigotry.

A blogger at The American Dream asked in one essay:

“Are evangelical Christians rapidly becoming one of the most hated minorities in America?”

The reluctance of evangelicals to speak out against homosexuality is often cited as proof they are being forced into the closet.

Joe Carter, editor for The Gospel Coalition, an online evangelical magazine, wrote a blog post entitled “Debatable: Is the Christian Church a ‘Hate Group’?" He warned that young people will abandon “orthodox” Christian churches that teach that homosexuality is a sin for fear of being called haters.

“Faux civility, embarrassment, prudishness and a fear of expressing an unpopular opinion has caused many Christians to refrain from explaining how homosexual conduct destroys lives,” Carter wrote.

Some Christians fear that opposing homosexuality could cause them to lose their jobs and “haunt them forever,” Carter says.

“It’s easier to just go along,” says Carter, who is also author of “How to Argue Like Jesus.” “You don’t want to be lumped in with the bigots. That’s a powerful word."

Edward Johnson, a communication professor at Campbell University in North Carolina, says we are now living in a "postmodern" era where everything is relative and there is no universally accepted truth. It's an environment in which anyone who says "this is right" and "that is wrong" is labeled intolerant, he says.

There was a time when a person could publicly say homosexuality was wrong and people could consider the statement without anger, he says. Today, people have reverted to an intellectual tribalism where they are only willing to consider the perspective of their own tribe.

“They are incapable of comprehending that someone may have a view different than theirs,” Johnson says. “For them anyone who dares to question the dogma of the tribe can only be doing so out of hatred.”

Sprigg, from the Family Research Council, says his condemnation of homosexual conduct does not spring from intolerance but a desire to protect gays from harmful conduct, he says.

Sprigg, a senior fellow for policy studies at the council, wrote in a council pamphlet that homosexual men are more likely to engage in child sexual abuse than are straight men. He also wrote that gay men are also afflicted with a higher rate of sexually transmitted diseases and mental illness as well.

Sprigg says he does not believe homosexuality is a choice and that “personal testimonies" and "clinical experience” show that some people “can and do change from gay to straight.”

“Maybe we need to do a better job of showing that we are motivated by Christian love,” Sprigg says. “Love is wanting the best for someone, and acting to bring that about.”

'That's a lie'

Potok, from the Southern Poverty Law Center, has little use for the love Sprigg talks about.

He calls it hatred, and his voice rose in anger when he talked about the claims by Sprigg and other Christian groups that gay men are more predisposed to molest children and that homosexual behavior is inherently harmful.

He says the Southern Poverty Law Center didn’t designate the Family Research Group a hate group because they view homosexuality as a sin or oppose same-sex marriage, Potok says. There are plenty of Christian groups who hold those beliefs but are not hate groups, he says.

A group becomes a hate group when it attacks and maligns an entire class of people for their “immutable characteristics,” Potok says. The Family Research Council spreads known falsehoods about gays and lesbians, he says, such as the contention that gay men are predisposed to abuse children.

“That’s a lie,” Potok says. “These guys are engaging in straight-up defamation of a very large group of people. There are not many things much worse than you can say in America about somebody than they are a child molester.”

Potok scoffed at Spriggs’ claim that the council and other evangelical anti-gay groups are victims of intolerance.

“That’s whining on the part of people who spend their days and nights attacking gay people and then some people criticize them and they don’t like it,” he says. “That’s pathetic. It reminds me of slave owners complaining that people are saying ugly things about them.”

What the Bible says

What about the popular evangelical claim, “We don’t hate the sinner, just the sin” – is that seen as intolerance or hate speech when it comes to homosexuality?

There are those who say you can’t hate the sin and love the sinner because being gay or lesbian is defined by one’s sexual behavior; it’s who someone is.

“Most people who identify as gay and lesbian would say that this is not an action I’m choosing to do; this is who I am,” says Timothy Beal, author of “The Rise and Fall of the Bible: The Unexpected History of an Accidental Book.”

Beal, a religion professor at Case Western University in Ohio, says it should be difficult for any Christian to unequivocally declare that the Bible opposes homosexuality because the Bible doesn’t take a single position on the topic. It's an assertion that many scholars and mainline Protestant pastors would agree with.

Some people cite Old Testament scriptures as condemning homosexuality, such as  Leviticus 18:22 - “If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination.” But other Christians counter by saying they are not bound by the Old Testament.

There are those who also cite New Testament scriptures like Romans 1:26-27 - “… Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones. In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed shameful acts with other men. …”

Beal, however, says Jesus said little about sex. And the Apostle Paul, who wrote Romans, was probably referring to male prostitution and men having sexual relations with boys, a practice in the Greco-Roman world.

“Paul does not understand genetics and sexual orientation the way we understand it now as something much more than a choice,” says Beal.

Some evangelicals say Christians can’t change their view of biblical truth just because times change. But some scholars reply:

Sure you can. Christians do it all the time.

Denying a woman’s ability to preach in church was justified by scriptures like 1 Timothy 2:11-12 - “… I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet.” But many churches have abandoned that teaching - and some scholars say a woman preached the first Christian sermon, when Mary Magdalene proclaimed that Jesus had risen.

Slaveholders in 19th century America justified slavery through a literal reading of the Bible, quoting Titus 2:9-10 – “Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything. …” And anti-Semitism was justified by the claims that Jews killed Jesus, such as Matthew 27: 25-26 - “Let his blood be on us and on our children.”

Litfin, from Moody Bible Institute, acknowledged that the Bible once sanctioned slavery, but he said that practice was a “cultural expression” that changed over time. Evangelicals who oppose same-sex marriage by citing the Bible are on more solid ground, he says.

“Marriage is a universal and timeless institution that God set up for maximum human flourishing. He set it up in the first book of the Bible with the story of Adam and Eve. It is consistent throughout the whole Bible. … Marriage is in a different category than those cultural things.”

Public jousts over the Bible's stance on homosexuality rarely change people’s minds. What changes is when people get to know gay and lesbian people as friends and hear their story, says Beal, author of “The Rise and Fall of the Bible.”

“If you open up to that other person genuinely, you basically come to a point where you have to sacrifice them to your ideology or crack open your ideology to make a hospitable place for them,” Beal says.

One Christian pastor who is gay says the uproar over the ESPN commentator’s comments can actually be good,  because debates help settle moral disputes.

“What appears to us as antiquated and prejudicial now was once a disputed issue that required debate,” says the Rev. Richard McCarty, a minister in the United Church of Christ and a religious studies professor at Mercyhurst University in Pennsylvania.

Until the debate over homosexuality is settled - if it ever is - there may be plenty of evangelical Christians who feel as if they are now being forced to stay in the closet.

Carter, the evangelical blogger, says he foresees a day when any church that preaches against homosexuality will be marginalized. Just as many churches now accept divorce, they will accept sexual practices once considered sinful.

“It’s getting to the point,” he says, “where churches are not going to say that any sexual activity is wrong.”

- CNN Writer

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soundoff (10,982 Responses)
  1. bigfoot

    The problem is these fake Christians want to inject government with their Taliban morality.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:14 pm |
  2. Brian

    Wow. That's very accurate. You hit the nail on the head.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:14 pm |
  3. Surthurfurd

    So we need to tolerate their intolerance or we are intolerant? Odd.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:14 pm |
    • Answer

      They don't want to be called on their hate. They prefer we let them continue on as if they are in the right.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:18 pm |
    • Mr Sarcasm

      I will tolerate your hate and intolerance when you tolerate mine, bigot.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:43 pm |
  4. Just a guy

    So sad people still cling to mythological gods. Humanities greatest blunder and the sole reason for so much hate and violence in this world.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:14 pm |
    • Mr Sarcasm

      Why do people with brains think that just because they find atheism they've done something brilliant that no one else has? Many have also found it and rejected it because it s.u.c.k.s.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:45 pm |
    • The real Tom

      It doesn't suck for everyone, Mr. Stupid.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:57 pm |
    • Mr. Sarcasm

      I suppose you're right. It only s.u.c.k.s for those how have a brain and can think more deeply than "I hate Christianity."

      May 5, 2013 at 1:04 pm |
  5. Joe

    Other opinions are not tolerated??? Christians don't give their opinions, they define what God's opinions are then become the weapon that God uses to harm others. Jason Collins said nothing to Sprigg. Then Sprigg said that Jason was in direct opposition to God. He spoke in absolutes not opinions. He didn't say anything about his disagreement, or his opinion. He defined God's opinion then became the attacker, then wants to play the victim when we call him out for his hatred.

    Note to evangelicals. Stop telling us what God's will is. Maybe say what you THINK God's will is and we will disagree with you, but please understand you do NOT speak for God.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:13 pm |
    • edmundburkeson

      Christ does speak for God. He had a mission from the very beginning. You don't know what it is!

      May 5, 2013 at 12:24 pm |
    • mike

      exactly

      May 5, 2013 at 12:25 pm |
    • Joe

      Christ does speak for God, but you do not. Your understanding of what God wants is the problem is and it can be challenged by using a higher level of understanding of the Bible.

      May 5, 2013 at 7:47 pm |
  6. mike

    Every hateful bigot has always felt justified in their hate.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:13 pm |
    • LOL

      Just as you do, I'm sure.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:15 pm |
    • mike

      exactly, that's pretty much the point

      May 5, 2013 at 12:27 pm |
  7. JenL

    The moment when a vocal group of Christians decided that condemning what two consenting adults do in the bedroom is more important than things like helping the poor and loving your neighbor, is the moment when this group of Christians became the fringe minority, even among other Christians.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:13 pm |
    • LOL

      Are people like you for real????? Go to almost any church and you'll see much more time and thought going into charity than to the debate on g.a.y.s.. Your brand of so-called morality is shoved in their faces on a daily basis and you don't expect a response???

      May 5, 2013 at 12:17 pm |
    • Jake

      What's truly hard to comprehend is why there are still people who go to church. It's obvious to anyone with a working brain that religion is complete hogwash, so what the heck are you doing? If you admit to going to church, you essentially announce that you're an idiot, so you undermine anything else you have to say.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:23 pm |
    • LOL

      Jake, the idiocy you displayed with your comment shows exposes the fact that you are the one without a working brain. I'll put my working brain up against yours any old day of the week.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:29 pm |
  8. Now I See

    I used to think it was lunacy. Now I see that Obama is looking more and more like the Antichrist. He and the Whitehouse, as our elected representative, has no business calling and congratulating a basketball player for coming out of the closet. Did Obama also congratulate the man for hurting his fiancee of 8 years, or the flings he had during the same time? Morality is being turned upsidedown in this country. The shame belongs squarely on liberals who think morality is an ever changing thing.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:12 pm |
    • The real Tom

      He didn't "hurt his fiancee of eight years." They weren't engaged at the time he came out. She expressed happiness for him that he had finally discovered his true self.

      And what's wrong with the President acknowledging that what the guy did took guts?

      If you think your god made everyone and everything, then why did he make people gay if it's a sin?

      You are idiotic.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:16 pm |
    • Jake

      Yeah, marrying a woman when you're gay would be moral only in the warped view of a religious person. To the rest of us, it would be pretty immoral to marry a woman as a gay man.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:17 pm |
    • Now I See

      The guy should never have been with her if he is what he claims, and certainly never should have married her. God allows people to be born with all sorts of issues. I suppose you'd allow a person genetically predisposed toward alchohol to be encouraged to drink themselves to death, or someone genetically predisposed toward violence to commit murder because they were made that way. You're idiots. Fix the problem, don't just encourage it as normal. And by the way, that assumes it is genetic. I have seen no study yet that conclusively proves it is. So, do us all a favor and refer to it as a choice until you have the conclusive scientific proof you all so brag about.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:36 pm |
    • Visitor

      Now I see – he didn't marry her! They are not engaged. They weren't engaged when he came out. What is flying over your head? Did G-d whisper in your ear otherwise?

      May 5, 2013 at 12:44 pm |
    • Visitor

      Now I See – Being gay isn't a problem. Being an alcoholic is a problem.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:45 pm |
    • Richard Cranium

      Now you see but do not comprehend.

      When did you choose to be straight? Ask 100 people and ask them when they chose their $exuality.

      Any who say they did are lying.

      As an experiment, try choosing to be gay, if it works you can switch right back...go on try it.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:49 pm |
    • Now I See

      How brainless some of you are....... I did not say they were married. And exactly how is he so easily excused because he had called off their 8 freakin year engagement shortly before he told her, oh, no, wait, I just realized I'm g.a.y. The stupidity of those approving his behavior is astounding.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:49 pm |
    • Now I See

      Look at these message boards. Being g.a.y. is a problem. Even "tolerant" and liberal Cher still has a problem with Chaz.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:51 pm |
    • The real Tom

      Yes, you did, Now. You said "he shouldn't have married her." You don't even know what you're talking about. The guy most likely struggled with his s3xuality, attempting to conform to societal expectations. He finally learned to accept himself. I think you must be truly ignorant about these issues. Why don't you educate yourself? There is no evidence that h0m0s3xuality is a choice; there is much that indicates it's inborn. That doesn't mean there has to be a "gay gene." There are many traits that are innate that aren't connected to one gene.

      Grow up and mind your own business. Why do you care what people do in their bedrooms? I don't care what you do in yours.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:53 pm |
    • The real Tom

      I love it. Now says "fix the problem." It isn't a "problem" anymore than your s3xual orientation is a problem for you. And how, exactly, do you propose someone "fix it"? You do know that reparative therapy has been shown to be harmful and ultimately ineffective, don't you?

      Or do you read World Net Daily for your news?

      May 5, 2013 at 12:56 pm |
    • Now I See

      You see, Tom, I do care that people know the differnce between right and wrong, natural and unnatural. I don't encourage immoral and unnatural behavior. Other immoral and unnatural behaviors are not encouraged, like polygamy or pedophilia. Why is this one ok and the others not? Why is it not ok for me to say you are crossing a moral boundary but it is ok for you to say they are?

      May 5, 2013 at 1:01 pm |
    • The real Tom

      You can yap on all you want, Now, but the fact is that your say-so is irrelevant. You don't get to tell others how to live their lives. This country wasn't founded on your religious beliefs. Its laws are not intended to decide what is "right" and "wrong." If you don't understand why pedophilia is illegal, you should educate yourself about the issue of "informed consent." If you think polygamy is wrong, don't engage in it. Your morality is, as I said, irrelevant. People have the right to be free and that includes the right to engage in any kind of s3x they want as long as it isn't harming anyone else.

      Stop ruminating on it. If you keep picking that scab on your brain, it's going to leave a scar.

      May 5, 2013 at 1:06 pm |
    • The real Tom

      I love how you couldn't answer my question, too, Now. You tell gays to "fix the problem." How would you suggest they do so, especially if they don't HAVE a problem with being gay?

      May 5, 2013 at 1:07 pm |
    • SJ Braden

      How about a little "Live and Let Live".

      May 6, 2013 at 2:42 pm |
  9. John

    When CNN becomes a insignificant news outlet (Correct tile). With a viewership of racists and bullies you've miscalculated the blow back. CNN has once again placed itself in the category of failed green energy projects unable to complete. With government backed funding, CNN is burning through cash it doesn't have. Once the king of news, you've finally managed to destroy an empire.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:12 pm |
    • Karma

      CNN isn't going away, Fox is!

      May 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm |
    • Visitor

      Did Fox start allowing comments?

      May 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm |
    • LOL

      LLLOOOLLL. Fox is going away?! That must be why it's consistently at the top of the ratings.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:52 pm |
  10. N&W 1000

    Everybody is allowed an opinion on everything, except Christians; their views cannon and must not be tolerated in our Diverse,
    Inclusive, Tolerant, culture.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:11 pm |
  11. Unwavering

    Christians aren't hated. Intolerance is.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:11 pm |
    • Answer

      They do love to label themselves off as being persecuted. Oh how hard they try to sell it.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:12 pm |
  12. Zlad

    "Let he who is without guilt throw the first stone," a Christian lesson blissfully ignored by right-wing Christian hate mongers, perhaps the most hypocritical sect of Christianity ever conceived. Whenever anyone objects to their hate-filled, disgusting bigotry, RWC's cry like the cowards that they are that THEY are being victimized. Oh, we're supposed to tolerate their bigotry AND we're not supposed to notice or object. Right. Such myopic, hate-filled cowards and bullies deserve no one's respect or tolerance and any freedom-loving person has a duty to speak out against their outlandish paranoid claims whenever, wherever, and to whomever possible. Silence simply acquiesces to their murderous intent.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:11 pm |
  13. Manuel J.

    There certainly are a lot of religious haters out there. So much so, I've stopped counting the blogs. Long story short, YOU religious haters only emphasize the article's point!!!

    May 5, 2013 at 12:10 pm |
  14. MIKE

    One more person to state the obvious: NOBODY likes to be criticized. If Christians stop feeling the need to tell the rest of us how we should live, so as to please THEIR version of God, then no problem. But, some of them seem to feel called upon to render that service to the rest of us. And, we don't like it.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:10 pm |
  15. Domino Dancing

    None of this matters. God is soon to destroy the wicked and all of the "Christians" who are too afraid to speak out and stand up for the truth.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:10 pm |
    • Kat

      How very loving and Christ-like of you. I salute you for your dedication to the cause.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:19 pm |
  16. Bob

    Not saying it's right but maybe it is "an eye for an eye".

    Christians are full of hate and fear. Hate for anyone who won't conform to their beliefs and fear of anything different than the fallacies they cling to.

    Christians spew hate and guess what, eventually they become hated.

    May 5, 2013 at 12:10 pm |
    • RLC

      Exactly ! Its so sad that a religeon based on love has been hijacked by a bunch of self serving hypocrites .

      May 5, 2013 at 12:12 pm |
    • Answer

      Hijacked? Oh that's quaint...

      Care to tell everyone WHEN it was hijacked? You can definitely say that some people are naturally kind and they we're genuine in their love of people. But religion is never about love.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:15 pm |
    • huh?

      Are you telling me that the left doesn't do this? The only response most of them have to anyone who disagrees with them is to cry bigot or racist.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:19 pm |
    • Mr Sarcasm

      Heavens yes! We all know that LOVE means allowing people to do what they want. You want to touch that stove child? Sure, go right ahead. I LOVE you!

      May 5, 2013 at 12:39 pm |
    • The real Tom

      Mr Stupid, gays aren't children and they're not hurting anyone, including themselves. If you don't want anyone telling you how to run your s3x life, then stay out of others' personal business, jerk.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:41 pm |
    • Visitor

      Gay children are psychologically abused by Evangelicals. Go head and talk to a Gay adult who grew up in an Evangelical home. Go ahead.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:48 pm |
    • LOL

      Tom, your genes just told me that you are hateful and angry by nature. That's ok. I encourage your anger, because I LOVE you.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:55 pm |
  17. Karma

    Please keep it up Radical Religious Right, you're digging yourself a hole that will be impossible to get out of!

    May 5, 2013 at 12:10 pm |
  18. Some Justification

    Some so-called Christians believe they are not bigots because they can say whatever they want to and hide behind what they perceive is Scriptural words as their backup. However, what they conveniently don't want to realize is that they are using inappropriate Scripture to justify their bigotry and hate for others who are different from them. Look at the Inquisition. Look at the Fifties and Blacks. Just look at Slavery!

    May 5, 2013 at 12:10 pm |
  19. KantAvecSade

    What if evangelicals were as vociferous about what the New Testament has to say about helping the poor? The sick? Prisoners? What if they protested as loudly about what their Bible has to say about the evils of usury, for instance (the very foundation of our economy and its ills)? Why does "faith" always seem to manifest itself as an avalanche of condemnation? In harming individuals rather than helping society? Nobody should be allotted a free pass for bigotry. But what if evangelicals used their numbers instead to demand some of the things (peace, for instance?) that their Bible actually considers important enough to mention more often than in just a few obscure, but often trotted-out passages?

    May 5, 2013 at 12:10 pm |
    • 10centsworth

      This person makes sense and maybe this sense can make you STAND UP for what good people think the message of Jesus was and is.

      May 5, 2013 at 12:18 pm |
  20. OldSchool

    I have a general disdain for ignorance in all of it's forms. Hate is a bit strong of a word, not one that I would use, but when your stated mission is to convert people to the thoroughly debunked mythology that you subscribe to I must take issue with it...

    May 5, 2013 at 12:09 pm |
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