January 29, 2013

Pope Benedict vs. Mark Driscoll

Elizabeth Drescher, Religion Dispatches

As if the whole Louie Giglio inaugural preaching debacle weren’t enough to sour many in on the religiosity of the American political process, conservative evangelical shock preacher Mark Driscoll stirred a hornet’s nest of Christianist hate and Christian outrage with the following tweet during the Presidential Inauguration on Monday:

Praying for our president, who today will place his hand on a Bible he does not believe to take an oath to a God he likely does not know.

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TAGGED: Social Media, Twitter, Mark Driscoll, Pope Benedict XVI

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