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Manhattan Misdeclaration

Robert Parham of EthicsDaily.com blisters the Manhattan Declaration signers for misrepresentation and misappropriation of historic themes:

Talk about historical revisionism and theological misdirection. Many of these signatories are the spiritual heirs of the Christian slaveholders. They come from the faith tradition that opposed the civil rights movement, abandoned public schools for private Christian schools, demonized government funding for the poor and disadvantaged. Their theological soul-mates are the ones who said AIDS was a gay disease and refused to address the issue for 20 years. As for the rights and equality of women, for heaven’s sake, the Southern Baptist signatories believe women should be homemakers, helpmates to their husbands who are the breadwinners. Southern Baptist fundamentalists believe women are unworthy of ordination.

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November 24, 2009 - Posted by | Politics, Religion, SBC | , , , , ,

1 Comment

  1. Robert sees completely through this document which I have labeled in EthicsDaily a “smoekscreen.” I am one Baptist who will not be signing it.

    Comment by Richard Pierard | November 28, 2009


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