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TaraMoon Donating Member (45 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-30-04 08:39 PM
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7. Dueling theology
In my opinion, we play into the hands of the Religious Right
when we engage in dueling theologies.  To do so results in the

1) We play on their gamefield. They are expert at manipulating
theology to support their conclusions.  The average viewer of
such a debate is not and will not become theologically
sophisticated enough to determine which side in the debate is
"theologically correct", even if there is such a
thing.  We will lose.

2)We acknowledge Biblical authority as the ultimate arbiter of
the law of the land. This is a fatal mistake and one that the
Religious Right wants us to make.

Instead, we need to focus on exposing the Religious Right as a
totalitarian POLITICAL MOVEMENT fronting as a Religious
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