http://americablog.com/2013/04/pat-robertson-raise-dead-africa-ivy-league.html

"Dear Pat..."

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Pat.Those people overseas didn’t go to Ivy League schools. Well, we’re so sophisticated, we think we’ve got everything figured out, we know about evolution, we know about Darwin, we know about all these things that says God isn’t real, we know about all this stuff. And if we’d be in many schools, the more advanced schools, we have been inundated with skepticism and secularism. Overseas they’re simple, humble. You tell them God loves them, and they say ‘ok, he loves me’. You say ‘God will do miracles’ and they say ‘okay, we believe him.’ And that’s what God’s looking for, that’s why they have miracles.


AMERICAblogOn a lark, I googled “Africa raise dead,” and what do you know, Robertson isn’t kidding. There’s a whole meme out there on the religious far right that Africans can raise the dead, and have.

...Not surprisingly, there have been problems before in Africa with people declaring other people dead, who weren’t. ABC shares a story about a “dead” man put in a morgue freezer, only to wake up hours later and start screaming – the staff ran out, thinking he was a ghost...