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by Ted Schmidt
The fundamentalist approach is dangerous, for it is attractive to people who look to the Bible for ready answers to the problems of
life . . . instead of telling them that the Bible does not necessarily contain an immediate answer to each and every problem. . . Fundamentalism actually invites people to a kind of intellectual suicide. It injects into life a false certitude, for it unwittingly confuses the divine substance of the biblical message with what are in fact its human limitations.
Vatican 1993 "The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church"
They talk Christ but walk corporate.
Thomas Frank
Israel should take portions of present day Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan and all of Lebanon, Jordan and Kuwait. Palestine belongs to the Jews. God has blessed America because we have cooperated with God in protecting that which is present to Him (Israel)."
Jerry Falwell, Feb 6, 1983
Fundamentalism represents a defeat for the religious traditions that fundamentalists are fighting to preserve because they end to downplay compassion which all
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