Extremes in Christianity…Sad stuff…And begining to talk about When Heaven Invades Earth.

Here’s another interesting book…Well to ME at least.. LOL

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Over the years, from time to time I have come across some extreme stuff that has been done in the name of Christianity. Some has been historical, some sadly more recent or even current and ongoing. A news item popped up in the last couple of days was this one – this being the BBC version:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26582812

From my point of view, this is one of those sad extremes. Minister Fred Phelps’ name popped up when I was listening to the news on the BBC World Service radio news a day or so ago: The thing that sticks in my mind from that is how the report chose as its lead line the practise of his followers picketing the funerals of dead US service men (and I presume women) because they wanted to proclaim that somehow the unfortunate dead service persons…

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