All Blog Posts Tagged 'Evangelical' (5)

Baptists plan exodus from Boy Scounts

Posted on CNN May 31, 2013
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Added by Mabel on June 2, 2013 at 10:50am — 29 Comments

Church-based daycare forcing employees to agree to Evangelical requirements

I'm sorry, but this is taking things too far. I know this is a private daycare, but can they get away with this? When I had a dive store we were allowed to "discriminate" a little, because it was a specialty shop that required specific training and certification to perform the job; if you didn't have that training and certification, you weren't considered.

 

But this is unreal. Making employees reapply, and then banning basically everyone that isn't a fundie is insane. I'm glad…

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Added by Rocky Oliver (LotusGeek) on August 25, 2011 at 3:10pm — 5 Comments

Mitt Romney: A Case of a Catch-22

Everyone following US politics is likely well aware of Romney's situation involving state-mandated healthcare, and how he has tried to separate himself from his past with healthcare to pander to the right wing.

 

But the current leading-Republican has another interesting situation that you no-doubt know of: He is a Mormon.  Wonder why I refer to this as a "situation"?

 

In the past, Mitt Romney was criticized by Evangelicals due to his Mormon beliefs.  To many…

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Added by Caesar MacEntire on June 8, 2011 at 9:52pm — 1 Comment

Socrates v. Jesus: Why Jesus' Historical Existence is more important than Socrates

I often refer to Jesus as a quasi-historical figure, a statement which drives the Christians I know into fits of apoplexy. Jerry the Evangelical Neighbor likes to fall back on the most tired of all the basic refutations.

 

“There is less proof for the existence of Socrates or Plato than of Jesus.” He once responded to a Facebook post of mine.

 

I don’t know that to necessarily be a fact. I rather doubt he does either. At least I was a philosophy major in college;…

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Added by Ezra T. Klatt on May 25, 2011 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments

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