I don’t believe that is why he turned away.
There are folks who, for some reason, endlessly quote passages from the Bible and seem unable to put forward their own opinions. It’s almost as though they are fearfull of expressing themselves.
It is impossible to talk with someone like that. After the third or fourth recitation, I nod, smile and leave.
And he didn’t wait for even one before passing that judgment. It’s a perfectly valid thing for a Christian to say that he or she was moved or encouraged by a particular piece of Scripture. NBC was being a total secular-head.