May 30, 2006
— Ace Lesson One: His name is Jesus Christ, not "The Despised One."
Posted by: The Colossus at May 30, 2006 08:42 AM (L7hmn)
Posted by: sandy burger at May 30, 2006 08:43 AM (ePQxy)
What are the odds that abortion and gay marriage will come up as topics?
Posted by: Jeff at May 30, 2006 08:52 AM (yiMNP)
Aw, I can't resist:
He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Posted by: Guy T. at May 30, 2006 09:19 AM (j02xJ)
Posted by: Shawn, but not lowercased shawn at May 30, 2006 09:23 AM (NpQqC)
Posted by: Honest Liberal at May 30, 2006 09:29 AM (Gi7oA)
Lesson Three: Yes, I know the exclamation "Sweet Zombie Jesus!" is funny, but Christians don't like it. They can be so touchy!
Posted by: Master Shake at May 30, 2006 09:35 AM (VmtE9)
Anyway, my pastor had an interesting take on religion in politics during a sermon. He said based on generalizations commonly held the Democrats do a great job on issues of social and racial justice but come up way short on major morality issues such as homosexuality, abortion, etc. The commonly held view is that Republicans do great on the moral issues but come up short on social justice. He basically said both parties fail to grasp the entirety of Christ's message prefer to latch on to one part of it.
He said that is why he is an Independent.
Posted by: bcb at May 30, 2006 09:39 AM (Z4MiQ)
That explains why they want to perpetuate race-based preferences, eh?
Posted by: Robert Crawford at May 30, 2006 10:14 AM (1j9aH)
As a resident of Eugene, I can tell you there's some truth in this...
Posted by: OregonMuse at May 30, 2006 10:22 AM (iPbcj)
Yeah, a half-day should cover it.
Posted by: Dave in Texas at May 30, 2006 10:32 AM (pzen5)
As a resident of Eugene, I can say there's definitely some truth to this...
Posted by: OregonMuse at May 30, 2006 10:35 AM (iPbcj)
Posted by: Purple Avenger at May 30, 2006 12:02 PM (gf5iT)
Posted by: brainy435 at May 30, 2006 12:15 PM (4JhFz)
Posted by: brainy435 at May 30, 2006 12:18 PM (4JhFz)
Posted by: Jason at May 30, 2006 01:25 PM (gNw0L)
I'd be happier if I knew this wasn't a half-assed attempt at "understanding" Christianity so they can shill to all us Bible-thumpin' redneck fundamentalist types. Yeah, we'll accept the Democrat platform if it's given to us dolled up with Bible quotes and "WWJD" type of slogans.
I'm a Christian, I'm not a Democrat, and I'm not impressed with folks who sit around and think of ways to con me into getting their vote with religion. If they truly had religion to begin with here, this whole news story would never ha ve had to be written.
Hey Democrats, "Jesus saves", not "big government saves, except against heathen terrorists angry because it's our fault".
Posted by: exdem13 at May 30, 2006 03:10 PM (NRrvx)
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Posted by: Purple Avenger at May 31, 2006 01:34 PM (gf5iT)
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