You don't have to believe it or agree with it. You don't have to agree with us. We believe it. Please feel free to believe what feels right for you. For us, the evidence is too overwhelming. For us, it sickens us how the right took over these obscure Biblical issues and turned them into a litmus test for being a good Christian, and then told us which party we needed to vote for based on these issues. We're not buying it. We never bought it.
Here's some evidence on reproductive choice:
Article: How I Lost Faith in the “Pro-Life” Movement
Article: The Bible Tells Us When A Fetus Becomes A Living Being
Article: The ‘biblical view’ that’s younger than the Happy Meal
Article: Wait. What? God Ordered An Abortion?
Article: Life is a mystery ...
Here's some evidence on Marriage Equality:
Article: Clobbering "Biblical" Gay Bashing
Article: What the Bible Says–and Doesn’t Say–About Homosexuality
Article: When Same-Sex Marriage Was a Christian Rite
Article: Homosexuality is Not a Sin.
Many Christians have been brainwashed, We hope you're not one of them. If you are, expose yourself to information that isn't from inside your circle, like that which is featured in this article. There's no need to be afraid of the truth. Jesus said, "The truth will set you free."
When you're done with the above, listen to this lecture by author, historian and Emmy Award nominee the Rev. Dr. Randall Balmer, distinguished visiting professor at Emory Universitys Candler School of Theology. He reveals groundbreaking research on the real impetus behind the rise of the Religious Right. A must watch. It explains a great deal about how all this came about.
To top off your search for the truth. Watch this video. This man did very extensive research. You will walk away amazed at what you didn't know before. We promise you that.
About TCL Blog
We’re not about Dogma here. We’re just Christians who think the political and Christian right-wing have their priorities wrong.
Charles Toy is the founding member of The Christian Left. We're sure you will enjoy his passion as well as his wit. Guest bloggers featured often.