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Bash a Fag for Jesus

To the editors: In response to R.M. Schultz’s letter “Christ’s Message” (October 9), that my liberal critique of Reverend Hybels’s Superchurch was only “political correctness,” I say a resounding: NOT! The original article on Superchurches [August 7] pointed out the ideological extremism of the New Right Religionists, not me. What Mr. Schultz does not understand […]

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Salvation insurance

To the editors: In response to Robert McClory’s article on “Superchurch” (August 7), I think these megachurches are a sham. First, they reinterpret the Christian gospel into a salvation insurance policy for an elite. The Christian gospel is much more about liberation, compassion for the poor, and this-worldly ethics to create a God-like world and […]

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Sins of the Churches

To the editors: Thank you for publishing “The Sins of the Fathers” (May 24). This is a serious issue, not just for the Roman Catholic Church, but for many religious denominations that hold to “traditional” (heterosexist, homophobic, erotophobic) views on human sexuality. What was missing in your fine article exposing priestly pedophilia was how the […]