CNN, shockingly, required the candidates at the recent Republican debate to answer a videotaped question from a voter holding a Christian edition of the Bible, who said: "How you answer this question will tell us everything we need to know about you. Do you believe every word of this book? Specifically, this book that I am holding in my hand, do you believe this book?"
Saturday, December 8, 2007
Now that Bible literalism is more or less officially a litmus test for the GOP nomination (and close to that for the Democratic nomination), I do hope we've heard the last comment asking why we're concerned with the literal meaning of the Good Book.