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From the N.Y. Times

Evangelicals Fear Loss of Their Teenagers

Fantastic news for everyone disgusted by religious intolerance: Evangelical Christian leaders are warning one another that teenagers are abandoning the faith in droves. (Above: a last refuge—the BattleCry Christian rallies.)

Posted on Oct 6, 2006 READ MORE


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From rogouski.com

BattleCry: Ron Luce’s Holy War

Truthdig contributor Sunsara Taylor reports again from the front lines—a BattleCry Christian-fundamentalist rock music rally, where a “sexpert” claims that “condoms don’t work,” Navy SEALs stage mock assassination raids in the name of Christ, and evangelist Franklin Graham suggests that HIV/AIDS is a punishment from God.
(Third in a series. See: column 1, column 2)

Posted on May 23, 2006 READ MORE


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Images: YouTube & rogouski.com / Illustration: Blair Golson

Fear and Loathing at Philadelphia’s BattleCry

Go behind the scenes at a Christian fundamentalist youth rock show in Philadelphia, where hired goons shadowed a young activist, the author of this column, and where a letter of praise from President Bush kicked off the festivities. “This must have been what it felt like to watch the Hitler Youth,” writes Sunsara Taylor.
(Second column in a series of three. First column here, Third column here.)

Posted on May 13, 2006 READ MORE


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