Friday, May 13, 2005

Presumably to worship according to strict Republican principles - NewDonkey

I find this article (click on headline) amusing. A quote:

The "conservative" (i.e., biblical literalist and quasi-theocratic) takeover of the Southern Baptist Convention that occurred during the 1980s involved a constant guerilla war against the independence of state Baptist Conventions, Baptist seminaries and colleges, and individual congregations. Its centralizing focus was alien to the historic ecclesiology of Baptists, much as its political agenda was alien to the historic devotion of Baptists to the principle of strict separation of church and state.
Thanks to Scott of Hybla for the link.

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