December 11, 2005

Secular brownshirts seem a little unclear on the concept

From the you-can't-make-this-stuff-up department: Diane Carman, columnist for the Denver Post, complains about some Christian's attempts to turn Christmas into a religious holiday:

With 19 shopping days left until Christmas, the effort to put Christ in every promotional parade and every discount-store advertisement is in a fulsome, unholy frenzy.nbsp;.nbsp;.nbsp;.

All of which explains why about 200 people ventured to Montview Presbyterian Church on Sunday evening to discuss what many consider the biggest threat to religion in America.

It's not a godless Parade of Lights.

Or Target.

It's what Rabbi David Saperstein, co-chairman of the Coalition to Preserve Religious Liberty, calls the "attack on the wall of separation between church and state."

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Christmas-as-religious-holiday violates the separation of church and state? It's Christmas in Bizarro World, with all of the folks at home.

(H/T: Real Clear Theology Blog.)