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Daily Links: Lions and Tigers and Taliban Pirates Edition

Daily Links: Lions and Tigers and Taliban Pirates Edition

How can President Obama expect to “reach out” to someone who has no idea how far away he’s standing?!

“Giving Voice” to MLK

06 January 2006 Max Blumenthal has a smart take-down of the conservative revisionist history that’s enabled Christian activists such as Tony Perkins, Chuck Colson and Jerry Falwell to posture as the rightful heirs of the civil rights legacy — going so far as to stage this year’s “Justice Sunday III” at a black, inner-city church in Philadelphia...

Megachurch Turnover

02 January 2006 Robert Schuller, among the inventors of the modern megachurch, turns the Crystal Cathedral’s pulpit over to his son. The LA Times reports that “unlike televangelists such as Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson, the elder Schuller stayed out of politics.” Yes and no — Schuller never made his politics explicit, but his American evangelical optimism contributed...

Daily Links 05 December 2004

Embedded Myth Dahr Jamail is an “unembedded” journalist in Iraq, reporting for his own blog and an Alaskan Weekly. He claims that “the Shia/Sunni rift is largely a CIA generated myth. There are countless tribes and marriages alike that are both Shia/Sunni. There are mosques here where they pray together.” The essence of that claim is believable —...

Daily Links 29 November 2004

The Good News Club Tina Hinz of The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier in Iowa reports on the progress of after-school Good News Clubs in Iowa elementary schools. The clubs, of which there are currently 1,300 nationwide, are a ministry of the international Child Evangelism Fellowship and offer Bible lessons, missionary stories, songs, Scripture memorization activities and review games for...