Not Peace, But A Sword:
Military — By Joe Carter on December 9, 2004 at 11:25 pm
An Open Letter to Liberal Evangelicals
[Note: I’m about to go off on a rant. It doesn’t happen often so I hope that you will simply ignore this while I get a few things off my chest. I recommend skipping this post entirely and checking back when my moral outrage has subsided.]
A recent action by the U.S.military appears to have rankled many of my fellow Christians. Chuck Corrie says that hearing the news made his blood pressure go up while Canadian blogger Bene lists numerous reasons the decision made was wrong. What heinous act do they find so disturbing? The military giving our troops Bibles.
Yes, my fellow Christians are disturbed that people are receiving Bibles.
Apparently, some people are shocked to find that the government provides Bibles (as well as copies of the Koran and Torah) to military personnel. Although religious materials have been provided by the government since the inception of the Chaplaincy ‘