http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/fischer-god-didnt-stop-ct-school-shooting-because-hes-gentleman-who-doesnt-go-where-he-not-w Bryan Fischer explains tha...
To respond to the can of worms post by Jared Manley: http://www.wnd.com/2005/10/32839/
one who actually gets it right; he's a Christian who has been in a situation where a non-Christian prayer was pushed on him and rather than just bloviate about how these godless heathens should be thrown out of our christian country he comes to the conclusion that government sponsored prayer should remain illegal... and I think he'd be sympathetic to the notion that prayers at privately-sponsored events are rude.
I was pleased to notice that an "invocation" at the awards banquet for a convention I go to yearly disappeared without comment this year. I personally know the guy who probably made the decision but I haven't figured out how to ask "why" without either "coming out" or sounding like I am on the other side, bitching about the omission.
Christianity is a religion that was founded on deep, violent hatred. And for many today, it still is.
Oh so let me get this right because of the separation of church and state God decided not to help hummmm??? Well here is a list of school shootings that occurred when prayer in schools and the 10 commandments still hung on the walls...... February 2, 1960: Hartford City, Indiana Principal Leonard Redden shot and killed two teachers with a shotgun at William Reed Elementary School in Hartford City, Indiana, before fleeing into a remote forest, where he committed suicide.
March 30, 1960 Alice, Texas Donna Dvorak, 14, brought a .22 target pistol to Dubose Junior High School, and fatally shot Bobby Whitford, 15, in their 9th grade science class. Dvorak believed Whitford posed a threat to one of her girlfriends.
June 7, 1960: Blaine, Minnesota Lester Betts, a 40-year-old mail-carrier, walked into the office of 33-year-old principal Carson Hammond and shot him to death with a 12-gauge shotgun.
January 4, 1961: Delmont, South Dakota Donald Kurtz, 17-year-old senior at Delmont High School, was fatally wounded by a .22 caliber bullet from a rifle. The shot, intended as a sound effect for a school play, hit him in the chest during a rehearsal just minutes before the play was to take place.
October 17, 1961: Denver, Colorado Tennyson Beard, 14, got into an argument with William Hachmeister, 15, at Morey Junior High School. During the argument Beard pulled out a .38 caliber revolver and shot at Hachmeister, wounding him. A stray bullet also struck Deborah Faith Humphrey, 14, who died from her gunshot wound.
August 1, 1966: University of Texas Massacre Charles Whitman age 25, climbed atop the observation deck at the University of Texas-Austin, and killed 16 people and wounded 31 during a 96-minute shooting rampage.
November 12, 1966: Mesa, Arizona Bob Smith, 18, took seven people hostage at Rose-Mar College of Beauty, a school for training beauticians. Smith ordered the hostages to lie down on the floor in a circle. He then proceeded to shoot them in the head with a 22-caliber pistol. Four women and a three-year-old girl died, one woman and a baby were injured but survived. Police arrested Smith after the massacre. Smith had reportedly admired Richard Speck and Charles Whitman.
January 30, 1968: Miami, Florida 16-year-old Blanche Ward shot and killed fellow student Linda Lipscomb, 16, with a .22-caliber pistol at Miami Jackson High School. According to Ward, she was threatened with a razor by Lipscomb during an argument over a fountain pen, and in the ensuing struggle the gun went off.
February 8, 1968: Orangeburg, South Carolina In the days leading up to February 8, 1968, about 200 mostly student protesters gathered on the campus of South Carolina State University, located in the city of Orangeburg, to protest the segregation of the All Star Bowling Lane. The bowling alley was owned by the late Harry K. Floyd. That night, students started a bonfire. As police attempted to put out the fire, an officer was injured by a thrown piece of banister. The police said they believed they were under attack by small weapons fire. The officers fired into the crowd, killing three young men: Samuel Hammond, Delano Middleton, and Henry Smith, and wounding twenty-seven others.
May 22, 1968: Miami, Florida Ernest Lee Grissom, a 15-year-old student at Drew Junior High School, shot and seriously wounded a teacher and a 13-year-old student after he had been reprimanded for causing a disturbance.
January 17, 1969: Los Angeles, California Two student members of the Black Panther Party, Alprentice Carter and John Huggins, were fatally shot during a student meeting inside Campbell Hall at the University of California, Los Angeles. The motive of the shooting regarded who would own the school's African Amer Studies Center. The shooter, Claude Hubert, was never to be found but 3 other men were arrested in connection with the shooting.
The lord works in mysterious ways, his wonders to behold!
Let's get one thing straight! Christianity, more than ANY other religion, was founded on hate, and propagated by rampant murder and torture. The nearly 2000 year old history of Christianity is one unbroken litany of horrors unleashed by God's emissaries to punish and intimidate unbelievers.
Whether you're talking about the Old Testament, god-led rampages; or the New Testament invocation of torments in Hell, Christianity is based on maintaining its hegemony through violence and fear.
And remember, the ONLY religion that demonstrably felt entitled to commit mass murder on the scale unleashed by the atomic bomb was Christianity. A benevolent, caring, compassionate God does not incinerate hundreds of thousands of innocent people for ANY reason, much less military victory.
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