Friday, July 30, 2010

More "Christian" Hatred

Pastor Hosting ‘International Burn A Quran Day’: ‘We Have Nothing Against Muslims’

On September 11, 2010, the extremist evangelical Dove World Church — whose pastor, Terry Jones, has written a book called “Islam Is Of The Devil” — plans to host “International Burn A Quran Day,” when it will burn Muslims’ sacred text and encourage others across the world to do so as well. Churchmember Wayne Sapp has even posted an instructional video that explains how and why to burn the Islamic text.

CNN host Rick Sanchez invited Jones on his show yesterday to ask him about the inflammatory action. When Sanchez pressed Jones about why he would try to anger the world’s Muslims by burning their sacred text, the evangelical pastor replied, “Well, for one thing, to us, the book is not sacred,” provoking laughter from the CNN host.

Jones later went on to explain, “What we are also doing by the burning of the Quran, we’re saying stop, stop to Islam, stop to Islamic law, stop to brutality. We have nothing against Muslims, they are welcome in our country.” When Sanchez asked him how he would feel if Muslims burned the Bible, Jones admitted he wouldn’t like it but emphasized that it was his “right” to burn the Islamic text because “we live in America”:



Mick said...

"religion is the opiate of the masses," more like the meth of the morons.

libhom said...

This action most certainly is Christian. Christianity, like Islam and all other religions, is all about hate.

TFR said...

There are a lot of good Christians and Muslims out there doing good things for the poor and indigent who are trying to live a righteous life depending on their beliefs.

Unfortunately they don't make the news, it's the crazies that do and unfortunately, the more media exposure you give them, the more mainstream they become to the not too bright and easily manipulated masses (i.e. the uneducated and the social conservative faction of our society).

It's a downward spiral as the crazies keep coming up with more and more extremist comments just to outdo their peers and get their 15 minutes of fame.