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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Hate Speech From The Pulpit

A North Carolina pastor is using his pulpit to say gays and lesbians should be put in an electrified pen “to kill them off.”

And Pastor Charles Worley claims his sermons are rooted in the Bible. But Bruce Feiler says Worley and others who preach a similar message are cherry-picking Biblical passages to play to their base.

Guest:

  • Bruce Feiler, author of “Walking The Bible” and several other books about religion

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