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pelagius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-20-04 06:50 PM
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15. The evangelist James Robison...
...states (as quoted in Kitty Kelley's book) that he led Bush to Christ. It's true that Billy Graham is an old Bush family friend, but his involvement in W's conversion seems indirect

Here's a good article about Bush's religiosity and James Robison:

http://www.secularhumanism.org/library/fi/cohen_24_4.ht...
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  -Question about Bush and the Methodist Church Sandpiper  Oct-20-04 06:21 PM   #0 
  - I agree  Frances   Oct-20-04 06:23 PM   #1 
  - well from my baptist church fundies,  seabeyond   Oct-20-04 06:23 PM   #2 
  - baptists are judgmentalist pharasees and not even Christian.  DenverDem   Oct-20-04 06:35 PM   #10 
     - Well, I'm a Baptist  PresidentErnestTBass   Oct-20-04 09:18 PM   #17 
        - i am glad to hear this, i just don't get the same sampling  seabeyond   Oct-20-04 09:42 PM   #23 
        - Not Southern Baptist, though, I'll bet.  DenverDem   Oct-21-04 08:02 AM   #35 
  - I agree  Bush was AWOL   Oct-20-04 06:24 PM   #3 
  - A friend sent me an e mail  Nite Owl   Oct-20-04 06:26 PM   #4 
  - Most 'mainstream' Christian churches were strongly opposed to the  grannylib   Oct-20-04 06:29 PM   #6 
  - very similar to the 1934 pproclamation of the German Confessing Church  bobbieinok   Oct-20-04 09:35 PM   #21 
     - Exactly! If Jesus is Lord, NO earthly leader is deserving of unquestioned  grannylib   Oct-20-04 09:57 PM   #29 
  - Bush HAS been charged by the UMC!!!!  RevCheesehead   Oct-20-04 09:29 PM   #20 
  - I was raised a Methodist in a different part of the country.  TexasSissy   Oct-20-04 06:26 PM   #5 
  - "Here in Texas"...  pelagius   Oct-20-04 06:33 PM   #8 
  - Sea to wine?  avatar4321   Oct-20-04 06:35 PM   #11 
  - WATER to wine, okay? Slip up. Enjoying your visit?  TexasSissy   Oct-20-04 10:30 PM   #31 
  - It became the "United Methodist Church" in 1968  DenverDem   Oct-20-04 06:37 PM   #12 
  - Typically we say we don't take the Bible Literally  ogsball   Oct-20-04 09:55 PM   #27 
     - Exactly. We were taught more or less to take it seriously, as the other  TexasSissy   Oct-20-04 10:28 PM   #30 
  - He claims Methodist because Laura used to be one.  DenverDem   Oct-20-04 06:31 PM   #7 
  - Also, it's important to remember he's not much of a churchgoer...  pelagius   Oct-20-04 06:34 PM   #9 
  - DenverDem, That is a really good call  liberal N proud   Oct-21-04 05:46 AM   #33 
  - I am an ethnic Methodist from Kansas. They are very low  DURHAM D   Oct-20-04 06:38 PM   #13 
  - The evangelist James Robison...  pelagius   Oct-20-04 06:50 PM   #15 
     - Frightening article, but thanks. eom  DURHAM D   Oct-20-04 07:07 PM   #16 
     - Another guy said he led him to Christ also...Looks like no one made  vetwife   Oct-20-04 09:48 PM   #25 
  - Please visit the UMC site below and read "Our Social Principles"  jody   Oct-20-04 06:44 PM   #14 
  - Methodist is the largest Protestant denomination  HuskerDem   Oct-20-04 09:20 PM   #18 
  - I think So Bapt is the largest protestant denomination in US  bobbieinok   Oct-20-04 09:38 PM   #22 
     - So Baptists don't claim to be a denomination  ogsball   Oct-20-04 09:54 PM   #26 
        - When I was a member of the Assemblies of God as a kid..  pelagius   Oct-21-04 05:30 AM   #32 
  - Methodists are pretty liberal. I've never heard one say the were "Born  Kimber Scott   Oct-20-04 09:22 PM   #19 
  - Born Again Christian---Cowboy---AF Fighter Pilot?  GoldenOldie   Oct-20-04 09:46 PM   #24 
  - Methodism in the south is a fundamentalist movement.  rsammel   Oct-20-04 09:56 PM   #28 
  - Another interesting Bush/Methodist Thread  pelagius   Oct-21-04 06:01 AM   #34 
 

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