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The Church is Not a Closet

Terminus in WA Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 4:12 PM
Are you really that thick? You presume: Republicans are obsessed with orientation, obsessed with human behavior, obsessed with economics, politics and religion, obsessed with being Right. You need to make a case or be omniscient before asking the "why" question. I would contend that you are obsessed with being noticed, but I'll not ask why, because I really don't care.

There are many people today who despise conservative religious beliefs, but they are quick to say, “We don’t want to restrict your religious freedoms in any way. Just keep your beliefs in the church.” What they fail to realize is that the church is not a closet, and it is our private beliefs that fuel our public acts. Shouldn’t it be this way?

President Obama claims that it was conversations he had with his daughters, coupled with his interpretation of the teaching of Jesus, that caused him to take a public stand for same-sex marriage last May. Did his supporters...