Posts tagged "Glenn Beck"
Daily Links: Guns, Gays, and Diabetes

Daily Links: Guns, Gays, and Diabetes

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Stephen Prothero measures the distance Franklin has fallen from the Graham tree.  It's old news by now that Sojourners and other progressive Christian organizations have a gay problem.  Hussein Rashid asks Muslims how they will treat LGBT people.  What do some Russian women see in Vladimir Putin?  Paul the Apostle, reports...

Enter the Dragon: How Al Gore, the U.N., Earth First!, and an Episcopalian Bishop are All in Cahoots… with Satan

by Jack Downey In 1964, Richard Hofstadter published a rather enduring essay in Harper’s Magazine that succeeded, if nothing else, in accomplishing what most (egomaniacal) writers only fantasize about: he coined a new phrase that had legs, and has proved a valuable addition to our intellectual lexicon.1 “The Paranoid Style in American Politics” investigated the...

Addressing Beck’s Anti-Semitism

Did the Rabbis convince Rupert Murdock to edit Glenn Beck yet?

Inflating or Deflating Beck?

Becky Garrison: In her article for Washington Post's On Faith blog about Glenn Beck and the Comedy Central rallies this weekend, Jennifer Butler neglects to mention that Faith in Public Life is the online host for Faithful America. As I noted in my post for The Revealer, Faithful America continue to protest Beck’s rantings in the hopes such advocacy efforts will...

Take America Back to What? The Founding Atheists?

For all of the -- rather successful -- efforts over the past decades to convince the nation that our founders were holy men devoted to keeping God as our national co-pilot (Beck is only the most recent in a long line ahistorical claimers), sometimes Christians have to call it the way they see it....

Kathryn Joyce on Mormons and the Religious Right’s “Common Ground”

"Glenn Beck’s efforts to transform himself from Fox News demagogue into a religious leader for Tea Party America has a lot of commentators discussing the feasibility of a Mormon convert leading a wary evangelical and Catholic right in a faith-driven cause. While there are significant roadblocks hindering Beck’s quest for leadership in the Christian Right,...

The Scandal Here, The Revival Over There

Not all Christians are down with Beck's interpretation of the bible and their purpose for America.  Russell Moore, Dean of the School of Theology at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, gets some Mormon-bashing on in his recent denunciation of Beck, delivered via an article at the American Family Association's onenewsnow.  Writes Moore:
Mormonism and Mammonism are contrary...

SNL’s Humor Can’t Top The “Restoring Honor” Rally

Becky Garrison, who's current feature for The Revealer looks at the ways in which "social justice" has been made a dirty term, writes to us today with a satirical piece about Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington DC.  SNL's been outdone?  Has Beck become his own best satirist? Saturday Night Live creator...

What Beck’s Marching For:
Making Social Justice Unjust

by Becky Garrison Look for the words social justice or economic justice on your church website. If you find it, run as fast as you can. --Glenn Beck, March 2, 2010 Since Beck uttered this and related comments on his radio show, much ink has been spilled decrying his analysis of one of the basic tenets of...

Beck Off!

You don't mess with the theologians, Glenn Beck.  The folks at Union Theological Seminary haven't found Beck's use and knowledge of the bible to be quite up to snuff so they've taken up a collection of the good book to send to him.  They've also devoted a page at their site to articles by UTS...

Equivocating Poverty

From Peter Laarman's post at Religion Dispatches, "Taking Back 'Big Government Liberalism'":
So here is my question for religious liberals and moderates [who] really do know what the Bible says: Do you care enough about the poor and vulnerable to declare yourself an unabashed Big Government supporter? Because equivocation on this one equals suffering and...