In his never ending crusade against Progressives, Glenn Beck really stepped in it this time. He took to his radio show last week to plead with his Christian listeners to leave their church if that see or hear the words "social justice" anywhere in their church, on their website or from their pastors lips, it was "code language for Marxism." He also compared some churches to the Nazis.
Well, Christian leaders have responded.
Here's Rev. Jim Wallis on Friday night's Countdown:
Beck takes on ChristiansHere's the invitation Rev. Jim Wallis was talking about (as well as other pieces on this incident via HuffPo:
March 12: Rev. Jim Wallis explains why some religious leaders are advising their followers to stop listening to Glenn Beck after the Fox News host compared some churches to Nazis.
- An Open Letter To Glenn Beck: Social Justice And The Gospel
- Another Invitation To Glenn Beck
- Biblical Social Justice and Glenn Beck
Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church Responds BackHere's more from CNN.com: Evangelical leader takes on Beck for assailing social justice churches
The Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church, Wantagh, NY (Long Island), posted the sign in response to Mr. Beck's radical views. The Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church is a parish of the United Church of Christ. The Rev. Ron Garner is its pastor.
ABC World news did a segment on it last night as well (via Media Matters):
You can also read ABC's piece, "Christians Rip Glenn Beck Over 'Social Justice' Slam: Right-Wing Host Conflates Christian 'Social Justice' With Nazism, Communism."
Think Progress covered the CNN report as well:
- Outraged by Glenn Beck’s Salvo, Christians Fire Back (in which the Mormon Church responds)
- Christians Urged to Boycott Glenn Beck
Rev. James Martin, S.J. took Beck on in a Huffington Post piece: Glenn Beck to Jesus: Drop Dead
Ed Kilgore also took Beck to task in his HuffPo editorial: Jesus At the Tea Party