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Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Bush and Religion: Part XXVII

posted by Jazz at 10/26/2004 03:41:00 PM

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Allen MacKenzie has a short but very thoughtful analysis of the relationship between George W. Bush as president and his religious beliefs. He ties it in to the recent Suskind piece on this subject. Take a look.

"True religion leads to self-criticism, deeper reflection, repentance, and accountability which allows us to reach for something higher than ourselves. Religion which leads to easy certainty, self righteousness, and lack of self-reflection is false indeed."