Dear Mr. President, The US Does Not Have A Special Relationship With Any God!

Atheist Revolution
Obama’s Speech on Syria
Sept 15, 2013

In an article for Religion Dispatches, Peter Laarman provided one part of a much-needed response. But before telling you what Laarman said, I need to tell you who he is. Religion Dispatches identifies Laarman as the executive director of Progressive Christians and notes that he has served as the senior minister of Judson Memorial Church in New York. In other words, he is a Christian. Now keep that in mind when you read the following from Laarman:

Here he alludes unmistakably to the hoary and dangerous idea that the United States has a special pipeline to the divine, and vice versa.

Not only does Laarman characterize this insistence that the U.S. has a special relationship to a god – a god in which he presumably believes – as dangerous, he goes on to explain that the American public is tired both of the world cop routine and the idea that we have some sort of “divinely-imparted mission to bring light and truth to the nations.” I certainly hope he is right.

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