Posts tagged "pat robertson"
Weekend Links: Tattooed Jesus, Putin's Repression, the Mahabharat TV Series, and more!

Weekend Links: Tattooed Jesus, Putin’s Repression, the Mahabharat TV Series, and more!

A round-up of religion and media stories from around the web.
In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

In The News: A Muslim girl superhero, Navajo Mormons, Uighurs, Pat Robertson, and more!

A round-up of recent religion & media news.
In The News: Breaking Bad, Thanksgivukkah, The Vatican, George Bernard Shaw & much more

In The News: Breaking Bad, Thanksgivukkah, The Vatican, George Bernard Shaw & much more

A round-up of recent religion & media news.

Pat’s Sorry

13 January 2006 Pat Robertson is sorry.

Worldly Retribution

11 January 2006 Lo and behold, Pat Robertson has managed to louse up his own plans this time, if a euphemism like “louse up” can still be used when talking about a $50 million tourism partnership lost. After Robertson’s ill-conceived announcement that God had punished Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon with a stroke in retribution for Sharon’s role...

The Book of Pat

06 January 2006 From the land of absent internal censors: Pat Robertson wonders aloud whether the sudden stroke suffered by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, whom Robertson nonetheless considers “a very likable person,” was divine retribution for organizing the Gaza withdrawal last year. Robertson, who last predicted that the wrath of God would zero in on Dover,...

Holy Land: Holy Land

04 January 2006 A coalition of U.S. evangelical groups, led by none other than Pat Robertson, is negotiating with the Israeli government to lease 125 acres of land in Galilee — possibly at no charge from Israel’s ministry of tourism — in order to build the Galilee World Heritage Park, a biblical theme park featuring gardens,...

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...

Pat Will Survive

Pat Robertson warns Dover voters not to be surprised — nor to ask for divine help — if God comes a’smiting after they booted eight pro-Intelligent Design school board members from office in last week’s election. In the event of such a holy retalition, Robertson advised the town to ask for disaster assistance from Charles...

Assassination Fascination

Christianity Today‘s Ted Olsen reports on the Robertson “scandal” the right way: by following the money (scroll down to “Robertson’s Real Power.”) Olsen adds to the drumbeat of evangelical leaders denouncing Robertson’s assassination fascination, with links to denunciations (read: distancing) from evangelical bigs such as Os Guiness, Al Mohler, and Marvin Olasky, coiner of “compassionate...

God Sez: 700 Club Stock Will Rise

God has communicated with Pat Robertson again, and told him that judges on the Supreme Court will be removed quickly (read: get sick or die), and their successors will be stalwart activists fighting against “‘the attacks on religious faith.'” God’s last communique to Robertson (relayed after the fact) was that the war in Iraq would be a...