“I’m in the Lord’s Army”

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Military metaphors structured Falwell’s understanding of Christianity. The church was an “army equipped for battle,” Sunday school an “attacking squad,” Christian radio “the artillery.” Christians, “like slaves and soldiers,” ask no questions. As an occupation force, they needed to advance “with bayonet in hand” to bring the enemy under submission to the gospel of Christ. The enemy here was a human one, according to FitzGerald: anyone who didn’t subscribe to Falwell’s brand of fundamentalism.
~Jesus and John Wayne, Kristin Kobes Du Mez

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Just some guy who is looking to make my pocket of the world a better place. Life is a journey; let’s walk together and help each other along the way.