Skip to comments.Yale Student: Reclaiming Christianity From the Christian Right
Posted on 03/11/2005 10:53:49 AM PST by ShinerBock
"On the train ride back to Yale from Boston in the morning hours of Nov. 3, 2004, my best friend looked at me through eyes tearing with frustration and said, Your people did this. She turned her head to the aisle and spent our trip upset and without words.
I am a Christian. I also grew up in the American South. My people--both Christians and Southerners, according to my friend and many Yale students--are changing our nation with a conservative agenda.
That agenda is not mine. Many Christians, like myself, strongly believe in separation of church and state; are Democrats and pro-choice; support women in ministry as preachers and teachers; and believe that God loves all people, regardless of race, creed, color or sexual orientation.
It is possible for Christians to represent such God-like views and not be radical judgmentalists. It is possible for Christians to be loving, kind, conversational and respectful of persons of different faiths."
(Excerpt) Read more at yaledailynews.com ...
This is a Jimmy Carter Christian. Kinda like a Yellow Dog Democrat. We used to have a mess of them here in Georgia.
Typical chick. Probably menstruating....it's a college girl thing.
Well, that's what I heard.
Robert J. Anderson - that's the first face you see at the Southern Baptist Convention's webpage when you look up the members of the Executive Committee.
Once America was a place where gays could marry, condoms were distributed freely in schools, drug use was happily accepted and taxpayers could be forced to purchase Ward Churchill's opinions.......
....and then the Christians came along and changed everything.
Indeed - good way of putting it.
I'd be very interested to read what this girl thinks of her own article in--oh say ten years.
I'd tell anyone sending her email not be too harsh and avoid the flames--remember God and Man at Yale--she is living in a very anti-religous environment. Instead just give her some insight of what it means to be Christian outside of Academia.
It may be that in--oh say ten years--when she has lived a bit in the real world as opposed to an ultra-liberal campus she'll "get it."
We were all young once (remember Winston Churchill).
Just my .02
The good news is that the left feels the need to talk faith. It's great, no matter how they try to spin it.
Damn straight we did, chicky. Suck it up and deal.
........except of course, if they are pro-life Republicans. Then we hate them so much we burst into tears.
I rather get a longneck...or six.
Or to put it another way: "Even the devil can quote Scripture for his own purposes."
I don't believe so. I was raised a Universalist. Universalists were more Christian than Unitarians who, obviously, are not trinitarian, and therefore not Christian. However, the Universalists virtually disappeared in the merger between the two denominations.
Well, hey, she's working on getting a double Master's Degree in women's study and compartitive mythology. Gee wiz,Mamzelle,that takes time!
"John Wycliff had it in the 14th century: 'How should God approve that you rob Peter, and give this robbery to Paul in the name of Christ?'"
The left will talk about their Christian values (providing for the poor) to justify their socialist views.
Whereas,my view is "The lord helps those that help themselves"
More Republicans should take the stance of hand up not hand outs.
But then where would the Democratic Party be without victims?
How about a wahburger and some cryfries
like all leftists she is just trying to make god in her own image.
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