Atonement in Scripture: Why Evangelicals Scapegoat Gays, Muslims, Etc.

I found this extremely informative and compelling. My latest reblog.

The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry (previously New Humanity Institute)


Two days after the Tuesday, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Jerry Falwell discussed the attacks with fellow evangelical Pat Robertson, host of The 700 Club television program.  Falwell said:

‘The abortionists have got to bear some burden for this because God will not be mocked.  And when we destroy 40 million little innocent babies, we make God mad.  I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People for the American Way, all of them who have tried to secularise America, I point the finger in their face and say, ‘You helped this happen.’’[1]

Pat Robertson replied:

‘I totally concur, and the problem is we have adopted that agenda at the highest levels of our government.’[2]

Al Mohler Jr., then President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary…

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