November 29, 2010

Does the Almighty Think America Is Chosen?

Greg Garrett, Patheos


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The other night, I was a guest on an hour-long Christian radio show. The host and I had a good conversation, despite some obvious disagreements, but what made the biggest impression on me were the commercials that bracketed my time on the air: messages promoting tourism in the Holy Land (a place "God has truly blessed"), gold as a buffer against oncoming disaster, and commercials extolling America as "the wonder of the modern world" and celebrating "God's hand in American history."

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