Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Pentecostal Shysterism Spreading to Africa

We've all heard of horrifying actions committed by people in the name of Islam. The Islamic faith is motivating parents do execute their children for refusing to wear traditional head gear, or motivating the Saudi's to violently punish rape victims. But it's not just Islam that motivates people in this way.

We're seeing the Christian faith motivate people in the same way. This time the result is abandonment, violence, and in some cases execution of children, from infants to 8 year olds. The article begins as follows:
Children are targets of Nigerian witch huntEvangelical pastors are helping to create a terrible new campaign of violence against young Nigerians. Children and babies branded as evil are being abused, abandoned and even murdered while the preachers make money out of the fear of their parents and their communities.
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HT to Pharyngula.

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