'I've got more in common with Pope John Paul II than I do with Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton.' . . . 'We both say all human life is sacred, that marriage is between a man and a woman, that homosexual behavior is contrary to God's will.' All this is just 'more relevant' he says, 'than whether I'm Catholic or Protestant.'Land forgot to mention that both he and the Pope believe in an earthly, autocratic, hierarchical religious authority that presumes infallibility when interpreting the Bible.
Tuesday, January 11, 2005
Thanks to Bob Allen for calling my attention to the article "Beyond Belief" in the current issue of Atlantic Monthly. In it Richard Land, head of a Southern Baptist Convention political action committee says,
Posted by Bruce Prescott at 11:53 AM