The Sinner’s Guide to the Evangelical Right

A hilarious new book provides instructions on how to argue the big issues with ultra-conservative fundamentalists.

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Anyone who’s read the Bible knows some of its disturbing content could give “Grand Theft Auto” a run for its money.

War, murder, rape, slavery, men who wear sandals — parts of the Bible should come with adult content warning labels. If you want a peaceful religion, even Ted Haggard of

the National Association of Evangelicals says, “Choose Buddhism.” Nevertheless, many evangelicals love the Bible so much they’re willing to accept the whole darn thing,

even the bizarre parts, at face value. They brag that they don’t “pick and choose” from the Bible and refer to themselves as “Bible-believin'” Christians.

Yet the glaring list of passages that typical evangelicals ignore could fill Falwell’s dessert refrigerator at the Moral Majority to capacity.

Read all of this excerpt from The Sinner’s Guide to the Evangelical Right by Rob Lanham ~ AlterNet ~ September 1, 2006

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