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46. I've seen very few people saying that Warren is a good choice.
What I take issue with is the claim that because of this choice, Obama is no longer worthy of support.
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  -Rick Warren is a Southern Baptist. Saddleback is a Southern Baptist church. mycritters2  Dec-19-08 09:52 AM   #0 
  - So are we supposed to hate the baptists now?  Bleachers7   Dec-19-08 09:54 AM   #1 
  - The shining epitomy of the Religious Hardright is the ..  Maat   Dec-20-08 12:12 PM   #44 
  - Enough already  Champion_Jack   Dec-19-08 09:55 AM   #2 
  - Because most people are "superstitious"  Bleachers7   Dec-19-08 09:56 AM   #4 
     - Come on. I am very religious, not "superstitious" but I think religion should not  Jennicut   Dec-19-08 10:08 AM   #14 
  - And on the 8th day, God made the DU "hide thread" button. NT  Clio the Leo   Dec-19-08 09:56 AM   #3 
  - lol  Bleachers7   Dec-19-08 09:57 AM   #6 
  - Heh. I tried hide thread yesterday. Every time I hid one thread  JenniferZ   Dec-19-08 09:58 AM   #7 
  - that's worth noting  Bill McBlueState   Dec-19-08 09:56 AM   #5 
  - A lot of megachurches like to keep their denominational connections a secret.  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 09:59 AM   #8 
     - Precisely, Mycritters2.  Maat   Dec-20-08 12:14 PM   #45 
  - Thanks for letting me know what I believe.  marimour   Dec-19-08 10:00 AM   #9 
  - The site he is linking to is the site for the Southern Baptist Convention which is an organization..  phleshdef   Dec-19-08 10:04 AM   #12 
  - and being a member of the SBC does not mean your current pastor believes those things.  marimour   Dec-19-08 10:17 AM   #22 
     - I grew up in the bible belt, MOST Christian leaders I knew believe its a sin to be gay...  phleshdef   Dec-19-08 10:21 AM   #25 
     - If your church belongs to a black Baptist convention, you're not SBC.  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 10:26 AM   #26 
     - You are not SBC at all  Bluenorthwest   Dec-19-08 01:05 PM   #36 
     - That's fine, EXCEPT ...  Maat   Dec-20-08 12:51 PM   #47 
     - Some denominations enforce uniformity rigidly, others do not  jberryhill   Dec-20-08 01:46 PM   #50 
  - Yep. Just like Catholics, Southern Baptists are pretty diverse in their  JenniferZ   Dec-19-08 10:06 AM   #13 
  - To be ordained, Southern Baptist pastors are required to affirm these beliefs.  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 10:11 AM   #17 
  - Not all Baptists in the South are "Southern Baptists" - It is a specific group  jberryhill   Dec-20-08 01:47 PM   #51 
  - "That group" is the Southern Baptist Convention. And unlike other Baptist groups  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 10:09 AM   #15 
  - Part of the SBC, though?  JerseygirlCT   Dec-19-08 06:22 PM   #43 
  - A lot of people confuse southern Baptists with the SBC  jberryhill   Dec-20-08 01:44 PM   #49 
     - Actually, most white Baptist churches in the south ARE SBC.  mycritters2   Dec-20-08 01:50 PM   #53 
  - Here's what a commentator for the Roman Catholic Church has to say about the subject  slackmaster   Dec-19-08 10:02 AM   #10 
  - The "homosexual equivalency movement"?  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 10:35 AM   #29 
     - This is what we are up against  slackmaster   Dec-19-08 11:18 AM   #31 
        - Neither will inviting them to our important moments.  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 11:24 AM   #32 
           - The Presidential inauguration is an important moment for all of us  slackmaster   Dec-19-08 11:27 AM   #33 
              - Where are the racists and anti-semites? Oh, right. Only hatred of gays and women is acceptable. n  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 11:33 AM   #34 
                 - That's different, you know....  Bluenorthwest   Dec-19-08 01:18 PM   #37 
  - This reminds me of the anti-Kennedy religious arguments.  Occam Bandage   Dec-19-08 10:04 AM   #11 
  - Except that those statements were either bullshit or misstating Catholic doctrine.  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 10:16 AM   #21 
  - no, there's a significant difference  Bill McBlueState   Dec-19-08 10:30 AM   #27 
  - Warrens doctrine speaks for itself and we haven't elected him to anything  bluedawg12   Dec-19-08 10:30 AM   #28 
  - Exactly. Out of the entire U.S. there was only a right wing homophobe ....  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-19-08 10:10 AM   #16 
  - I know. Stunning, isn't it? nt  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 10:13 AM   #18 
  - To say I'm disappointed is an understatement. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-19-08 10:14 AM   #19 
  - Not only that, the guy is under 50 years old  slackmaster   Dec-19-08 12:08 PM   #35 
  - Here's what Rick Warren believes  bluedawg12   Dec-19-08 10:14 AM   #20 
  - And that's acceptable to a surprising number of DUers. nt  mycritters2   Dec-19-08 10:17 AM   #23 
  - recommend  xchrom   Dec-19-08 10:18 AM   #24 
  - The SBC article about Warren being chosen:  Lars39   Dec-19-08 10:42 AM   #30 
  - Thanks for the link!  tnlefty   Dec-19-08 01:22 PM   #38 
  - Hi, tnlefty!  Lars39   Dec-19-08 05:58 PM   #39 
  - Unfortunately, an entire region of the country seems to really like it.  mwei924   Dec-19-08 06:03 PM   #40 
  - Of course he's not buying that bullshit  alwysdrunk   Dec-19-08 06:08 PM   #41 
  - Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton are Southern Baptists  XemaSab   Dec-19-08 06:18 PM   #42 
  - I thought Carter and Clinton left the SB Convention due to differences with their positions. nt.  IndianaJones   Dec-20-08 01:50 PM   #52 
  - Carter is not Southern Baptist. He's a founding member of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  mycritters2   Dec-20-08 01:54 PM   #54 
  - I've seen very few people saying that Warren is a good choice.  JVS   Dec-20-08 12:15 PM   #46 
  - Not JUST a Southern Baptist. A Dominionist.  kath   Dec-20-08 01:01 PM   #48 
     - The official position of the SBC is now dominionist. The two things go together. nt  mycritters2   Dec-20-08 01:55 PM   #55 
        - Eek, I hadn't realized that.  kath   Dec-20-08 01:57 PM   #56 

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