The Common Good

The Bible, Bigotry And The Willie Nelson Look

Source: Patheos
Date: December 27, 2013

I’m sincerely sorry for doing this. I said that I would speak no more of He-who-shall-not-be-named. I want to honor that. But some of the comments I’ve seen on Christian blogs deserve a response.
The comments in question all follow the same lines: “Why is He-who-shall-not-be-named being called a bigot just for saying what the Bible says?” As an answer, let’s start with this:........

Let’s go further. Jim Wallis started Sojourners with a hole-y Bible, a Bible with all the verses about “the poor, wealth and poverty, and social justice” all cut out. As a result, he’s been shunned, shouted at by Glenn Beck and almost thrown out of the seminary where he started. All for just telling people what the Bible says.