Re: [asa] Article (in our local paper) on evolution mentions Collins

From: John Burgeson (ASA member) <hossradbourne@gmail.com>
Date: Mon Mar 09 2009 - 09:45:02 EDT

>>But the media wants to make people think the term means radical, and that Christians want to blow things up and that they hate everyone. Its part of an agenda of religious apartheid. Its very offensive.>>

From my viewpoint, I don't see "the media" having this motivation at
all. Specifically, which media do you refer to?

I will say that most of the media I read or watch is the Houston
Chronicle, ABC World News and the Lehrer report on PBS.

jb

On 3/7/09, David Clounch <david.clounch@gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, theological fundamentalism in Christianity is entirely different than
> fundamentalism in the political sense or in the sense of any other
> religion. So a fundamentalist, in Islam for example, does not carry the
> same meaning as a theological fundamentalist in Christianity. But the media
> wants to make people think the term means radical, and that Christians want
> to blow things up and that they hate everyone. Its part of an agenda of
> religious apartheid. Its very offensive.
>
> Anybody ever hear of secular fundamentalism? Anybody know what that means?
>
> One must be careful to define terms (and tenets and criteria) and not jump
> to any conclusions.
>
>
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 10:16 AM, Dave Wallace
> <wmdavid.wallace@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> John Burgeson (ASA member) wrote:
>>
>>> "... He is also a fundamentalist
>>> Christian "
>>>
>>> Would Collins accept that label? It does not fit him.
>>>
>>> Burgy
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> No he probably would not accept the label as a fundamentalist however, the
>> newspaper seems to always refer to Christians in that way. Sigh I would
>> not accept that label either.
>>
>> Dave W
>>
>>
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