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    Quotes of Interest “The principal concern that many Americans have about people on the Religious Right is not that they are motivated by religion but that they seek, in the name of religion, to pass laws that restrict other people’s civil rights and preserve social and economic injustice; by contrast, members of such religion inspired political movements as abolitionism and the Social Gospel always strove to secure other people’s civil rights and to improve their social or economic status.” Bruce Bawer, Stealing Jesus: How Fundamentalism Betrays Christianity, 1997 “Christianity is not at its base a morality crusade. It is good news that first identifies with the sinner, asks poignant life-unfolding…

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    Spring has truly arrived here in central Oklahoma. I took this picture on Easter Sunday afternoon in my front yard.