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Baptist of the Year: Al Gore
Ethics Daily ^ | 12/28/07 | Robert Parham

Posted on 12/30/2007 6:08:54 AM PST by Libloather

Baptist of the Year: Al Gore
Robert Parham
12-28-07


Al Gore, pictured here from "An Inconvenient Truth," is EthicsDaily.com's 2007 Baptist of the Year.

Al Gore is EthicsDaily.com's pick as Baptist of the Year for 2007. He has pressed for the global good with a compelling message about the danger of climate change and a clear call for moral responsibility, knitting together science and faith, reason and passion. He has refused to be distracted by the character-assassins, the fear-mongers, the science-deniers and the merchants of short-term gain. He has remained faithful to his mission of protecting the earth and its inhabitants.

In the opening paragraphs of his Nobel Peace Prize lecture, Gore said, "I have a purpose here today. It is a purpose I have tried to serve for many years. I have prayed that God would show me a way to accomplish it."

With an acknowledgment of Providence, Gore tethered his speech to his moral vision. He quoted the Bible, refused to make God responsible for human inaction, called squarely for an ethic of love for neighbor, confessed human failure and placed moral authority at the tip of the needed plan for planetary redemption. His address was profoundly Christian without being offensively so.

"The earth has a fever. And the fever is rising. The experts have told us it is not a passing affliction that will heal by itself. We asked for a second opinion. And a third. And a fourth. And the consistent conclusion, restated with increasing alarm, is that something basic is wrong," he said. "We are what is wrong, and we must make it right."

Gore appraised realistically one of the major obstacles to making things right—the deficit of leadership. Quoting from Winston Churchill about those who ignored the threat of Adolf Hitler, Gore spoke about the character of too many world leaders: "They go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all powerful to be impotent."

Gore has challenged that leadership deficit with a decisive doggedness that surely comes from the depths of the prophetic vision.

Regrettably no Baptist has received less applause from Baptists than Gore, a shameful but not unexpected reality from a people snarled in religious fear, suspicious of science and stuck in the rut of spiritualized reading of the Bible.

"No prophet is accepted in his own country" (Luke 4:24, KJV), remarked Jesus after he issued his moral mission statement in his hometown synagogue in Nazareth (Luke 4:18-19), which concluded with a pro-environmental vision. That vision proclaimed "the year of the Lord's favor," a time that protected the land, its livestock and laborers from exhaustion.

From that day to our day, people of faith have too often pushed aside the prophetic imagination that beckons us to shelter the earth, the powerless and the poor.

Yet our own well-being depends on remembering that God-given obligation to guard the garden and our neighbors from harm. If we fail to honor the prophetic witness, we abandon our reason for being and risk our own impoverishment.

Honoring Al Gore is one way to stir that moral memory with the hope of a renewed faithfulness among goodwill Baptists.

EthicsDaily.com acknowledges that our recognition is a modest one. It all but disappears in comparison with the long line of globally prestigious awards for the former vice president—the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, the third annual Quill Award, the Founders Award at the International Emmy Awards and an Oscar. Nonetheless, we offer a small Baptist voice of thanks to a faithful servant of the global good.

Tennessee's Nobel Peace Laureate becomes the first individual North American Baptist to receive EthicsDaily.com's Baptist of the Year recognition.

Lebanese Baptists were EthicsDaily.com's pick as the Baptists of the Year in 2006. They weathered a withering war. They showed physical courage and spiritual grace under unspeakable pressure. They used the best of technology to share their story. They shared their limited resources to house and care for a flood of Shiite refugees. They spoke with a compelling theological clarity about the Middle East that was long overdue, challenging the misreading of the Bible that mingles bad theology with bad politics.

Brit Paul Montacute was EthicsDaily.com's Baptist of the Year in 2005 for being a global Good Samaritan, who directed Baptist aid initiatives in response to two major natural disasters: the tsunami and the earthquake in Pakistan.

In 2004, EthicsDaily.com closed the year with a list of proactive Baptists who had exercised constructive influence for the common good and/or deserved to be watched in the year ahead. At the top of the list were three British Baptists: Doug Balfour, David Coffey and Tony Peck.

Robert Parham is executive director of the Baptist Center for Ethics.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2007review; agw; baptist; baptists; dncfalseprophets; gore; hoax; manoftheyear; warming
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1 posted on 12/30/2007 6:08:56 AM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

“He has refused to be distracted by the character-assassins, the fear-mongers, the science-deniers and the merchants of short-term gain.”

Or facts and truth.


2 posted on 12/30/2007 6:16:22 AM PST by DugwayDuke (Ron Paul - building a bridge to the 19th century.)
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To: Libloather

So telling bold face lies and scaring kids to death to promote an anti-American political agenda is both ethical and Christian. If it is, I don’t want any.


3 posted on 12/30/2007 6:20:24 AM PST by Always Right
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To: Libloather

Who are these smacktards?


4 posted on 12/30/2007 6:21:19 AM PST by EricT. (The tree of liberty needs to be watered...)
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To: Libloather
The leader of this group is either insane or a member of the world communist party. There is no other explanation.
5 posted on 12/30/2007 6:23:52 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: Libloather

Would some of the resident Baptist Freepers, please explain this?


6 posted on 12/30/2007 6:24:03 AM PST by catfish1957 (In honor of my 5 Confederate ancestors whodefended their homeland during the War of Northn Agression)
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To: catfish1957

Commies


7 posted on 12/30/2007 6:24:20 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: Always Right

8 posted on 12/30/2007 6:24:29 AM PST by EricT. (The tree of liberty needs to be watered...)
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To: Always Right
Regrettably no Baptist has received less applause from Baptists than Gore, a shameful but not unexpected reality from a people snarled in religious fear, suspicious of science and stuck in the rut of spiritualized reading of the Bible.

So... let's see... we're gonna give algore Baptist of the year, while at the same time shaming Baptists.

Hmmmmmmm.... Maybe because Baptists believe in truth over fiction.

9 posted on 12/30/2007 6:24:42 AM PST by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: Libloather

You know Bill Clinton is a Baptist too, they will probably give him the award for Most Ethical Baptist of the Year.


10 posted on 12/30/2007 6:24:48 AM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: Libloather

I thought Baptists have issues with lying?


11 posted on 12/30/2007 6:26:42 AM PST by GoforBroke
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To: Libloather

Oh great, more “make crap up” theology. Wonderful.


12 posted on 12/30/2007 6:26:47 AM PST by kb2614 (Hell hath no fury than a bureaucrat scorned)
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To: kb2614

All your Baptists are belong to us.


14 posted on 12/30/2007 6:28:18 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: EricT.

15 posted on 12/30/2007 6:30:06 AM PST by andyandval
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To: Northern Yankee

“stuck in the rut of spiritualized reading of the Bible”

Maybe this guy wants to remove all the miracles from the Bible, as others have attempted.


16 posted on 12/30/2007 6:30:28 AM PST by webstersII
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To: Libloather

NEWSWEEK: AL GORE NOW WORTH MORE THAN $100 MILLION

[Since 2000, according to published reports, the former veep has transformed himself from a public servant with around $1 million in the bank to a sparkling private consultant with a net worth estimated to be north of $100 million. He’s a senior adviser to Google, a board member at Apple and now a newly minted general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the Silicon Valley venture-capital firm that made billions investing early in Netscape, Amazon and Google.]

http://www.newsweek.com/id/71011


17 posted on 12/30/2007 6:31:26 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: Libloather
Algore -- Baptist?

I'm Baptist, and that's the first time I ever heard that Algore claims to be "Baptist"...

18 posted on 12/30/2007 6:32:02 AM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: catfish1957

“Regrettably no Baptist has received less applause from Baptists than Gore, a shameful but not unexpected reality from a people snarled in religious fear, suspicious of science and stuck in the rut of spiritualized reading of the Bible.”

But that pretty much sums it up, doesn’t it? “. . . stuck in the ‘rut’ of spiritualized reading of the Bible” Uh, how are we supposed to read The Bible, Sir? With a lack of spirituality?

This guy along with Gore are BINOs. Gore, like Clinton, is using their nonexistent religious beliefs for nothing more than partisan politics. It’s all about putting on a front, duping enough people into thinking there are rock solid Christians, for nothing more than political expediency. They’ll use whoever for whatever, even in the name of faith.

The author of this article is just the same. As phony as it gets, just like the aforementioned. There’s a reason why “no Baptist has received less attention from Baptists than Gore.” He’s not one of us and we know it.


19 posted on 12/30/2007 6:33:27 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Libloather
Robert Parham is executive director of the Baptist Center for Ethics clinically delusional.
20 posted on 12/30/2007 6:34:07 AM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
"NEWSWEEK: AL GORE NOW WORTH MORE THAN $100 MILLION"

Dems can be capitalist/globalists too! What's your problem with that? It's all for the good, like the oil for food...don't ya know.

21 posted on 12/30/2007 6:35:10 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: catfish1957
Would some of the resident Baptist Freepers, please explain this?

I don’t think these crazies are representative of the overall Baptist population. There are many flavors of Baptists as you know. Some may be more ignorant or gullible than others. This outfit is using its “faith” to further the Goracles anti-American, anti-Freedom, anti-free enterprise agenda.

22 posted on 12/30/2007 6:36:33 AM PST by bytesmith
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To: Libloather

Contact Baptist Center for Ethics:

info@ethicsdaily.com


23 posted on 12/30/2007 6:36:37 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: AmericanMade1776
You know Bill Clinton is a Baptist too, they will probably give him the award for Most Ethical Baptist of the Year.

he won the award for carrying the biggest bible on easter

24 posted on 12/30/2007 6:38:40 AM PST by alrea
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To: DugwayDuke

This illustrates how mainline Protestant churches have lost their way.


25 posted on 12/30/2007 6:43:10 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (ENERGY CRISIS made in Washington D. C.)
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To: alrea

Gore’s campaign was started for one particular reason...to entice our youth to enter the “our earth” watch. It goes on in our schools everyday. It’s brain washing at its’ best.


26 posted on 12/30/2007 6:44:37 AM PST by Sacajaweau ("The Cracker" will be renamed "The Crapper")
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
"This illustrates how mainline Protestant churches have lost their way."

No it doesn't, it illustrates how Protestant churches are being mocked by religion hating infiltrators.

27 posted on 12/30/2007 6:46:19 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: catfish1957

If this guy is a Baptist...I am one no longer.


28 posted on 12/30/2007 6:47:12 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Libloather

This guy is just a liberal weenie posing as a Baptist.

http://christianethicstoday.com/Issue/050/Blame%20Women%20By%20Robert%20Parham_050_24_.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P03x3kRK1oE

http://www.unitedforpeace.org/article.php?id=220 (He’s a signatory.)


29 posted on 12/30/2007 6:48:10 AM PST by A.Hun (Common sense is no longer common.)
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To: rightwingextremist1776
If think this guy is a Baptist believer, I’ve got some stuff I want to sell you.
30 posted on 12/30/2007 6:48:25 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: EricT.

Another article from the leaer of this group...sounds like a group of liberal democrat baptists, a la Jimmy Carter.

Learn Just War Rules, Don’t Assume Nation Is Always Just

Robert Parham
03-27-07

Just war rules and claims of a just war share a common word with completely different meanings.

Placing the word “just” before the word “war” doesn’t make war morally just, contrary to the feelings of pro-war American Christians.

Some American Christians think that their nation’s cause is always a just one, always morally right. Therefore, wars are always just. Such thinking misunderstands the rules of just war.

The confusion between the two uses of just allows some theocratic Christians to manipulate their followers into supporting misguided military adventures. These Christians play a slippery game of conflating the two completely different concepts for purely political purposes.

Just war is a time-honored way to evaluate whether the use of military force has a moral justification to it. Just war offers a series of speed bumps to slow down a nation’s rush to war, a deadly slippery slope for the United States with its toxic blend of national self-righteousness and the military-industrial complex.

Just war argues that some wars are just, if they pass all rigorous rules. Passing one rule is not enough. Failing one rule is enough to keep a war from being certified as just.

Here are the rules of just war:

First is just cause. Stopping genocide is a just cause for war. Had the U.S. used its military to intervene in Rwanda to halt the genocide there, the U.S. would have used force morally. Invading a country years after genocide or mass murders have occurred hardly qualifies as a just cause. Ensuring access to oil is an unjust cause.

Second is just authority. Going to war requires in our system of government the approval of Congress. The president cannot unilaterally go to war. Just authority ensures that the citizenry understand the reasons for war and grant their assent to war. Of course, just authority is based on the assumption that the governing authorities are truthful with the public about the dangers.

Third is last resort. For a war to be morally just, the nation must first seek to resolve the conflict without military force. A nation must negotiate exhaustively before resorting to war.

Fourth is just intent. Revenge, economic gain and racial supremacy are wrongful reasons for war. The intent of war must be to restore peace, not avenge a father’s honor.

Fifth is probability of success. A just war must have a high chance to achieve its stated purpose. One of the stated purposes for the war against Iraq was to establish democracy, a noble but unrealistic goal given the cultural realities and the lack of historical examples of authentic democracies in the Middle East.

Sixth is proportionality of cost. That means the war accomplishes more good than harm. After four years of war with no end in sight and civil war cited by most objective observers, the costs of continued occupation creates more harm than good. Promising progress and pleading for more time and troops will not make the cost proportional to the destruction issued.

Seventh is a clear announcement. Reasons for war and reconciliation must be spelled out clearly. The other side must know beyond a shadow of doubt why an attack is likely.

Eighth is just means. As the argument for war must consider just rules, the fighting of war must follow just rules. Targeting non-combatant civilians is immoral. If non-combatant civilians are killed unintentionally, that is morally tolerable. That is what is called the double effect. Fighting a war in urban areas in the midst of a civil war makes the just conduct of war very difficult, if not impossible.

The Iraq war did not pass just war rules before it was launched. Given all the ideological, economic, theological and psychological forces that pushed and pulled our nation into war, the Christian community should have been the one institution to slam on the brakes. Indeed many Christians tried. Catholic and Methodist bishops, many denominational leaders and a host of Christian organizations opposed the war. Other Christian leaders remained silent. Not surprisingly, the Christian right blessed the war. They were wrong to do so. Those who were silent were also wrong.

The Iraq war does not pass just war rules now. Continuing it is morally wrong. The Christian community needs to speak with simplicity, clarity and repetitiveness about the moral necessity to end the war.

Robert Parham is executive director of the Baptist Center for Ethics.


31 posted on 12/30/2007 6:49:09 AM PST by Mr Rogers (Huckabee - the Republican John Edwards)
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To: Earthdweller

If you think this guy is a Baptist believer, I’ve got some stuff I want to sell you.


32 posted on 12/30/2007 6:49:14 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: rightwingextremist1776

Perhaps you’re a Baptist and Al Gore is an heretic?


33 posted on 12/30/2007 6:51:08 AM PST by PresbyRev
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To: Libloather
He has pressed for the global good with a compelling message about the danger of climate change and a clear call for moral responsibility, knitting together science and faith, reason and passion. He has refused to be distracted by the character-assassins, the fear-mongers, the science-deniers and the merchants of short-term gain. He has remained faithful to his mission of protecting the earth and its inhabitants.

In this world of moral relativity and semantic mysticism, every one of these things could be (and have been) said about Hitler or Stalin or Mao or Bin Ladin or Al Qaeda.. Anyone can posit a threat and make a clear call for what he claims is moral responsibility toward ameliorating the invented threat. And con-men, whether political or merely economic, always "knit together" science, faith, reason, and passion to make something that looks to the mark to be genuine. Screw Algore and his profits of doom--he is one of the greatest fearmongers and science-deniers walking the planet today. As far as "merchants of short-term gain" are concerned, Algore has gotten in on the ground floor of the economic opportunism opened up by his scare tactics: "We're all gonna die if we don't reduce the Danger Substance. Step right up, folks, step right up and buy Algore's Danger Substance and Guilt Reducer."
34 posted on 12/30/2007 6:55:32 AM PST by aruanan
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To: PresbyRev
LOL...I’ll agree to that! This “author” is an obvious fraud as well....
35 posted on 12/30/2007 6:59:31 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Libloather

Say what? I doubt it. Algore is the new minister of the Church of Global Warming. That is the only church he attends.


36 posted on 12/30/2007 6:59:45 AM PST by RetiredArmy (Better prepare, come Nov 08, we have a Marxist Commissar President and Marxist Congress.)
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To: GoforBroke

Baptist and ALL REAL Christians should have an issue with lying....Jesus said that Satan is the father of ALL lies.

This so called “Baptist” bunch is no doubt affiliated with the “Jimmy Carter Buffet Baptist Wing”:

Take-What-You-Like-And-Ignore-What-You-Don’t-Want-To-Accept-Bible-Interpration-Smarter-Than-God Society.


37 posted on 12/30/2007 7:00:11 AM PST by Moby Grape
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To: Libloather

Between Jimmy, Bubba, Al and (sorry, folks) Mike Huckabee, I’d like to make a modest, gentle request of our Baptist friends: Please don’t send us any more presidential candidates until you can figure out how to stop the messed-up ones from running.


38 posted on 12/30/2007 7:01:24 AM PST by RichInOC (Jimmy Carter drove me to become a conservative Republican...and I never got the chance to thank him.)
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To: Earthdweller
I have acquaintances that keep insisting Gore is going to be drafted by the Democrats to run for president. I tell them they are because:

1. He is making too much money right and with a U.S. carbon credit system looming he stands to make billions as an international broker and consultant. He makes a couple of million now just to appear in public with people like airline owner Richard Branson.

2. If Gore ran for president his finances would be open to public scrutiny. Not only might this be embarrassing but his partners won’t allow it because it puts the spotlight on them. From Newsweek Nov. 26:

[Gore has pledged to hand over his KP “salary” to Alliance for Climate Protection, a nonprofit he chairs. But the gift is more symbolic than material. Gore’s salary—his cut of the 2 percent “management fee” that KP partners get on all investments—is typically a sliver of the total compensation that VCs receive. If Gore’s profit-sharing deal is anything like the firm’s other 23 partners, he’s also in line to collect tens of millions of dollars a year. That’s because partners carve up 30 percent of the profits if and when the alternative-energy start-ups that KP supports go public or are sold. (Kleiner Perkins declined to comment on Gore’s compensation, but his communications director, Kalee Kreider, confirmed that he plans to donate only his “guaranteed income” to charity.) Should Gore’s prospecting unearth a clean-energy gold mine the size of Google—which earned billions for KP partners—his share of the loot could make him U.S. history’s richest ex-veep. Emphasis on “ex”: Gore’s relationship with KP is perhaps the strongest signal yet that his days in politics are over. The firm is notoriously secretive about its finances, and it’s unlikely that KP would strike a deal with Gore if the association could subject the firm to public scrutiny. And anyway, with the kind of money Gore stands to make, why run for president?]

39 posted on 12/30/2007 7:03:26 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: Libloather
Regrettably no Baptist has received less applause from Baptists than Gore, a shameful but not unexpected reality from a people snarled in religious fear, suspicious of science and stuck in the rut of spiritualized reading of the Bible.

"No prophet is accepted in his own country" (Luke 4:24, KJV), remarked Jesus after he issued his moral mission statement in his hometown synagogue in Nazareth (Luke 4:18-19), which concluded with a pro-environmental vision. That vision proclaimed "the year of the Lord's favor," a time that protected the land, its livestock and laborers from exhaustion.

How smug and self-righteous these people are!

Also, how wrong. Let's look at the actual passage...

Luke 4:14-21 (New International Version)

Jesus Rejected at Nazareth

14Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. 15He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.

16He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. And he stood up to read. 17The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written:

18"The Spirit of the Lord is on me,
because he has anointed me
to preach good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners
and recovery of sight for the blind,
to release the oppressed,
19to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."[a]

20Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him, 21and he began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing."

Where does it say, "a time that protected the land?" Well, maybe they're using a different version. Let's check...

New American Standard Version, which I believe is the favored Bible of the Baptists

King James Version

Oops, it's not there either. What does the Bible say?

Genesis 1:26-30 (New International Version)

26 Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, [a] and over all the creatures that move along the ground."

27 So God created man in his own image,
in the image of God he created him;
male and female he created them.

28 God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground."

29 Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food. 30 And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground—everything that has the breath of life in it—I give every green plant for food." And it was so.

40 posted on 12/30/2007 7:05:09 AM PST by Entrepreneur
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Exactly.


41 posted on 12/30/2007 7:08:39 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: catfish1957

I’m a Southern Baptist, so I have no idea who this group even represents. Who are Lebanese Baptists?


42 posted on 12/30/2007 7:13:52 AM PST by flynmudd (Proud Navy Mom)
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To: Libloather

Mommy, please make it stop.


43 posted on 12/30/2007 7:13:52 AM PST by Radix (If your outgo exceeds your income, your upkeep will be your downfall.)
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To: Impeach the Boy
Gore is not even a real part of the liberal Baptist wing. He has infiltrated that as well.

And the Dem circus continues with the cons at the whip...

44 posted on 12/30/2007 7:15:59 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: Radix

LOL!


45 posted on 12/30/2007 7:20:55 AM PST by Earthdweller (The liberal MSM...Buddies of Romney F Kerry and the socialist march to China)
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To: Libloather
With an acknowledgment of Providence, Gore tethered his speech to his moral vision

Brought to you by the same people who gave America Mike Huckabee.

46 posted on 12/30/2007 7:25:19 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
This illustrates how mainline Protestant churches have lost their way.

How large is that paint brush?

It must be huge to be able to paint such a broad statement.

47 posted on 12/30/2007 7:26:39 AM PST by Popman ("We are going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." Hillary Clinton)
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To: arbooz

I’ve always believed Rev. Lovejoy on the ‘Simpsons’ was a character based on Al Gore.


48 posted on 12/30/2007 7:26:49 AM PST by Natchez Hawk (What's so funny about the first, second, and fourth Amendments?)
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To: aruanan

In 2004 Gore was particularly vocal in his message that “global warming” was more dangerous than international terrorism. Bill Clinton supported this idea in a couple of key speeches that year. Since Republicans were seen as strong on national security the Democrats needed to come up with a boogie man that would give kids worse nightmares than 9/11 and Bin Laden.

“Global warming” serves the cabal of crooks at the United Nations as a way of relieving Third World potentates of their responsibility for the poverty and misery of their citizens. “Global warming” puts all the blame on the industrialized countries. This all works to the financial advantage of Gore and his cronies.


49 posted on 12/30/2007 7:28:06 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: arbooz

I find it troubling that the author would Quote Luke4:24 when refering to Al Gore.Gore’s certainly no prophet in the Biblical sense.He’s a huckster and a thief,a snake oil saleman getting rich off of false science.


50 posted on 12/30/2007 7:34:31 AM PST by Farmer Dean (168 grains of instant conflict resolution)
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