Tuesday, May 01, 2007
Jesus 'Love-Bombs' You
Chris Hedges, a graduate of Harvard Divinity School, reports on a five-day seminar on how to evangelise, as part of his research for a book entitled American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America. It makes for interesting reading. And, although many Christians may not be quite so overt about manipulating people to convert to Christianity, it does us good to ask ourselves whether we truly value and protect people’s freedom, autonomy, and ability to reason for themselves. God has gifted humans with reasoning ability. If we do anything to undermine that ability, we make people less than human. Read Chris Hedge’s complete article here.