Comment: Ties with Israel, too

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Ties with Israel, too

This type of theology also leads Christians to support war-mongering, even calling for things such as preemptive strikes against any country they've been told is an enemy to dear, secular Israel. In order to turn a blind eye to the suffering of the Palestinians (including Palestinian Christians), they take the Scriptures regarding "I will bless them that bless thee, and curse them that curse thee" (Gen. 12) so out of context so as to believe that to say anything against Israel's policy of aggression is to incur the wrath of God. Furthermore, they basically have to throw out the entire teachings of Christ - the Prince of Peace!

Here is a page over at Lew Rockwell's site that contains an archive to articles written by Laurence Vance, an evangelical libertarian author. Here you will find tons of excellent articles on such issues as these: http://www.lewrockwell.com/vance/vance-arch.html.

When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object. - Patrick Henry