Forward Progressives — Introducing Republicanity, the Real Religion Conservatives Worship
You don’t have to be a Christian to believe in the values for which Christianity stands. Which is one of the reasons why I call myself a Christian. Yes, I believe in Jesus Christ, but I also think the values I believe in transcend religion to the very heart of human kindness and decency. I believe that even when I meet people from other religions — or of no religious affiliation whatsoever — we can share these common values as good people.
Yet, when it comes to many conservatives, they don’t represent any of these values. Their entire political movement is based on fear, hatred, judgment, anger, paranoia and disdain for those who are different.
Hell, the only “Biblical” values I ever see followed by many of these people is their opposition to homosexuality, abortion and church attendance. (By the way, all three of those are issues which Jesus Christ never spoke about.)
See, you can say the Bible is your book, without actually being a Christian. Jews aren’t considered Christians, but they believe in God and follow the Bible.