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Readers write about Barack Obama's former pastor.
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However, I have also watched his more recent sermons attacking Bill and Hillary Clinton, which are beyond the pale. One in particular is so offensive that I cannot fathom how anyone can seriously claim that such a misogynistic sermon is "liberation theology." If it is, then I want nothing to do with that movement.Skip to next paragraph
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Saint Peters, Mo.
Regarding the recent article on Reverend Wright's style of preaching: I really appreciate the article's response to the suggestion of "hate speech" when referring to a few of Wright's quips offered during his sermons.
The article brings a truly fair and balanced evaluation to the matter, and it would be my prayer that the rest of us would accept its assessment and move on.
Many years ago, a wise man offered the following advice to me: "Take care not to repeat the words of an evil person, as that would be tantamount to embracing the evil that prompted them."
In response to the recent article on Reverend Wright's preaching: Thanks for such a well-balanced article that can serve to inform whites, such as myself, about the many reasons we should not see Pastor Wright's speech as threatening. I'm sure Wright is basically a very nice, although dramatic, man.
In response to the recent article, "Obama's pastor preaching hate?": A simple one-word answer to the article's question should've been a resounding "yes."
There is no comparison to the eloquence, majesty, and hope Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. expressed in many of his sermons – sermons that can be quoted in or out of context and still uplift the reader.
Regarding the recent article on Reverend Wright's sermons, which cites video clips of him saying "God damn America": To be damned is to receive the most hateful of all curses possible in all Christianity. May God bless the pastor in spite of his hatefulness and lead him to love. It is never too late.
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