Repub Candidates claim a "WAR ON CHRISTIANITY", is there ?

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    Jan 08, 2012 3:19 AM GMT
    Or is it a Candidate war on the separation of church and state for the purpose of gaining votes ? 20 years ago there was no such thing as a "christian bonified's" test as there appears to be now for running for US President. There was no such thing as signing christian conservative based statements to get the backing of Christian Fundamentalists.

    Shouldn't we be alarmed at this mixing of Christianity and Politics ?
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    Jan 08, 2012 3:23 AM GMT
    The question is: which Christianity? Episcopalian? Quaker? Unitarian? Catholicism? Evangelicalism? Baptism? Spiritualism?

    Christianity is an idea barely coherent enough to have a war against.
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    Jan 08, 2012 4:07 AM GMT
    TigerTim saidThe question is: which Christianity? Episcopalian? Quaker? Unitarian? Catholicism? Evangelicalism? Baptism? Spiritualism?

    Christianity is an idea barely coherent enough to have a war against.



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    Well to speak to "which Christianity", in tonights Repub debate Gingrich brought this up about a Catholic agency losing its right to adopt out children in the State of Connecticut over refusing to follow state law and consider gay couples for adoptions.

    You'll remember that Gingrich's latest church conversion was to Catholicism. (After his next divorce I hope he becomes a Pentacostal Snake Handler) LOL !!!

    Rick Perry also brought this War on Christianity up but his basis was so convoluted that I cannot explain how he felt Christians were being attacked. Perry is some extraction of a Christain Nondenominationalist Fundi, and you will remember that he held a Texas State Supported Prayer meeting last summer to pray the US Nation back into the arms of god.

  • tazzari

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    Jan 08, 2012 5:43 AM GMT
    Christians are being persecuted! That's why registrar offices are refusing to marry couples who admit to being Christians!
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    Jan 08, 2012 12:45 PM GMT
    TigerTim saidThe question is: which Christianity? Episcopalian? Quaker? Unitarian? Catholicism? Evangelicalism? Baptism? Spiritualism?

    Christianity is an idea barely coherent enough to have a war against.


    that´s quite untrue. There are two main types of christianity which can be grouped according to their epistemology: that which is based on reason and that which is not based on reason (includes evangelical, conservative catholic, pentecostal). Christianity based on reason is generally pro gay, that which appeals to a non-rational authority is anti gay. It is very easy to have a war against those who try to impose their personal faith positions on all citizens as this is directly against the constitution.
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    Jan 08, 2012 12:55 PM GMT
    Lostboy said
    TigerTim saidThe question is: which Christianity? Episcopalian? Quaker? Unitarian? Catholicism? Evangelicalism? Baptism? Spiritualism?

    Christianity is an idea barely coherent enough to have a war against.


    that´s quite untrue. There are two main types of christianity which can be grouped according to their epistemology: that which is based on reason and that which is not based on reason (includes evangelical, conservative catholic, pentecostal). Christianity based on reason is generally pro gay, that which appeals to a non-rational authority is anti gay. It is very easy to have a war against those who try to impose their personal faith positions on all citizens as this is directly against the constitution.



    what brand of christianity is based on reason?
  • rnch

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    Jan 08, 2012 1:07 PM GMT
    this "war" is just another way for the GOP/TEAbaggers to rally the Religious Right to vote for them.



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    Jan 08, 2012 1:44 PM GMT
    Republicans have been fighting a War on Christianity for years. They claim to be the champions of Christian values, yet what they actually do is contrary to my understanding of Christ's message for humanity.