drieuxster (drieuxster) wrote,
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News Flash On Cheap Grace.

Palin's Faith, Instant Forgiveness and God-Ordained Prosperity: Exploring Pentacostal Ideology: When God is treated like "on-demand cable," the most fervent believers will have trouble adhering to basic rules of propriety, let alone values.
( as an aside, this is from a writer connected with Religious Dispatches - which seems a liberalish church crew )

Amongst the questions on the table, still, is whether or not the various forms of MegaChurchIsm are good at delivering actual spirituality given their clear market driven forces. In like form, how much of the issue mix is driven by the presumption that since our economic leaders are not having sex with demons, our economy must therefore be doing gooder...

This is a very interesting nexus of issues.
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