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46. More on this guy that I posted at another thread
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,716409...



US fundamentalist pastor Terry Jones, who wants to burn copies of the Koran on Sept. 11, ran a church in the western German city of Cologne until last year when members of the congregation expelled him. Former members have spoken of his hate-filled sermons and insistence on "blind obedience."

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In the United States, Jones has already attracted attention on several occasions as an Islamophobic provocateur. What is less well known is that the pastor led a charismatic evangelical church, the Christian Community of Cologne, in the western German city up until 2009. Last year, however, the members of the congregation kicked founder Jones out, because of his radicalism. One of the church's current leaders, Stephan Baar, also told the German news agency DPA that there had been suspicions of financial irregularities in the church surrounding Jones.

A "climate of fear and control" had previously prevailed in the congregation, says one former member of the church who does not want to be named. Instead of free expression, "blind obedience" was demanded, he says.

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Former church members are still undergoing therapy as a result of "spiritual abuse," Schfer said. According to Schfer, Jones urged church members to beat their children with a rod and also taught "a distinctive demonology" and conducted brainwashing.

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  -Koran Burning Pastor & Wife Are "Money Launderers Using Muslims As Red Herrings" kpete  Sep-05-10 02:45 PM   #0 
  - k&bigr  Hannah Bell   Sep-05-10 02:47 PM   #1 
  - I found that money is only bad if you think of it as first.  RandomThoughts   Sep-05-10 02:51 PM   #2 
  - So beer must be first, then travel money. nt  valerief   Sep-06-10 01:33 PM   #38 
  - Randomthoughts......STOP MIXING YOUR MEDS......................  russspeakeasy   Sep-06-10 02:03 PM   #39 
  - If true, muthafuckas for sure, evil, larcenous, hypocritical muthafuckas to boot  indepat   Sep-05-10 02:52 PM   #3 
  - Why do these roaches believe they  malaise   Sep-05-10 02:53 PM   #4 
  - It's bluster. They count on peoples trust to hide their deeds from sight.  Grinchie   Sep-06-10 12:33 AM   #22 
  - because for 8 years under * it was true! n/t  comtec   Sep-06-10 09:15 AM   #32 
  - Why am I not suprised?  Odin2005   Sep-05-10 02:54 PM   #5 
  - Wow that's a good angle. Using a church to launder money,. Tax free, no less.  Edweird   Sep-05-10 02:56 PM   #6 
  - And nobody ever opens your books! What a sweet scam!  Warpy   Sep-05-10 03:39 PM   #9 
  - They already have..  Grinchie   Sep-06-10 12:34 AM   #23 
  - "Ex church-members describe 12-14 hour workdays for no pay"  mike r   Sep-05-10 03:00 PM   #7 
  - K&R  ck4829   Sep-05-10 03:01 PM   #8 
  - Truth has such a Cleansing Effect....like a Disinfectant...should be utilized more often  opihimoimoi   Sep-05-10 03:39 PM   #10 
  - I've always been suspicious of Religion as a tool to assert power over others.  dkf   Sep-05-10 04:42 PM   #11 
  - If his church still supports him they deserve to be fleeced out of their money  Bitwit1234   Sep-05-10 05:42 PM   #12 
  - Hard to feel sorry for people  lolly   Sep-05-10 09:10 PM   #20 
  - This adds meaning to "cooking the books"  Swamp Rat   Sep-05-10 05:44 PM   #13 
  - K&R!  classof56   Sep-05-10 07:16 PM   #14 
  - The reason for using Christ's name is to deflect shame.  immoderate   Sep-06-10 09:16 AM   #33 
  - Motivated by money?!  Bluzmann57   Sep-05-10 07:19 PM   #15 
  - Wouldn't want to be their banker.  Chan790   Sep-05-10 07:22 PM   #16 
  - The bank has already served them with notice that the bank wants out  csziggy   Sep-06-10 07:27 AM   #28 
  - A crook by any other name...  MrScorpio   Sep-05-10 08:09 PM   #17 
  - Fascinating. Now I need help. Are Donionists the people that Todd and Sarah  peacetalksforall   Sep-05-10 08:38 PM   #18 
  - Wow! So they are scammers are they?  sabrina 1   Sep-05-10 08:58 PM   #19 
  - This is extremely common.. I uncovered a similar operation right next door.  Grinchie   Sep-06-10 12:28 AM   #21 
  - Kicked and Recommended! Thank you for posting, kpete.  Turborama   Sep-06-10 05:57 AM   #24 
  - Typical Xians hypocrites.  gophates   Sep-06-10 06:21 AM   #25 
  - I've got a quick question about this Diary.How come it doesn't have a tip jar & how do you start 1?  Turborama   Sep-06-10 06:22 AM   #26 
  - I had heard that this was a for profit 'church'  era veteran   Sep-06-10 06:48 AM   #27 
  - I hope they get what they deserve. nt  Enthusiast   Sep-06-10 08:01 AM   #29 
  - If these "Xtians" don't get it in the mortal plane, they will when they die.  blondeatlast   Sep-08-10 05:58 PM   #45 
  - I really wish  polmaven   Sep-06-10 08:46 AM   #30 
  - K&R...n/t  Oceansaway   Sep-06-10 09:07 AM   #31 
  - DO NOT BURN THE KORAN,  burnsei sensei   Sep-06-10 09:23 AM   #34 
  - On the other hand  anachro1   Sep-06-10 10:17 AM   #35 
  - the moran has put the crosshair right between his eyes with his foolish endeavor  ElsewheresDaughter   Sep-06-10 11:00 AM   #36 
  - K&R  pleah   Sep-06-10 12:21 PM   #37 
  - You are obviously  skepticscott   Sep-06-10 02:41 PM   #40 
  - K & R n/t  glinda   Sep-06-10 04:18 PM   #41 
  - This should be Dugg, Tweeted, shared on FB etc etc etc  Turborama   Sep-07-10 01:07 PM   #42 
  - Get this guy's phone records!!!!!!!!!!!!!  glinda   Sep-08-10 05:52 PM   #43 
  - My pearls! My couch! I could not be any LESS shocked. k/r  blondeatlast   Sep-08-10 05:54 PM   #44 
  - More on this guy that I posted at another thread  Blue_In_AK   Sep-08-10 05:59 PM   #46 
 

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