Amazines Free Article Archive - Saturday, June 25, 2022
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133518)
 Advice (161575)
 Affiliate Programs (34788)
 Art and Culture (73839)
 Automotive (145678)
 Blogs (75417)
 Boating (9851)
 Books (17221)
 Buddhism (4129)
 Business (1330017)
 Business News (426425)
 Business Opportunities (366466)
 Camping (10970)
 Career (72777)
 Christianity (15845)
 Collecting (11639)
 Communication (115071)
 Computers (241913)
 Construction (38925)
 Consumer (49947)
 Cooking (17078)
 Copywriting (6731)
 Crafts (18205)
 Cuisine (7547)
 Current Affairs (20307)
 Dating (45901)
 EBooks (19700)
 E-Commerce (48247)
 Education (185376)
 Electronics (83517)
 Email (6439)
 Entertainment (159837)
 Environment (28922)
 Ezine (3040)
 Ezine Publishing (5452)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110928)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196539)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11851)
 Feng Shui (132)
 Finance & Investment (310507)
 Fitness (106442)
 Food & Beverages (63005)
 Free Web Resources (7939)
 Gambling (30226)
 Gardening (25192)
 Government (10512)
 Health (629893)
 Hinduism (2206)
 Hobbies (44078)
 Home Business (91593)
 Home Improvement (251131)
 Home Repair (46209)
 Humor (4717)
 Import - Export (5456)
 Insurance (45103)
 Interior Design (29588)
 International Property (3488)
 Internet (191003)
 Internet Marketing (146664)
 Investment (22856)
 Islam (1161)
 Judaism (1352)
 Law (80455)
 Link Popularity (4596)
 Manufacturing (20902)
 Marketing (99272)
 MLM (14140)
 Motivation (18232)
 Music (26997)
 New to the Internet (9496)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129728)
 Organizing (7809)
 Party Ideas (11853)
 Pets (38070)
 Poetry (2229)
 Press Release (12687)
 Public Speaking (5640)
 Publishing (7561)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126603)
 Recreation & Leisure (95459)
 Relationships (87647)
 Research (16180)
 Sales (80345)
 Science & Technology (110281)
 Search Engines (23497)
 Self Improvement (153286)
 Seniors (6216)
 Sexuality (35997)
 Small Business (49286)
 Software (83018)
 Spiritual (23472)
 Sports (116147)
 Tax (7661)
 Telecommuting (34072)
 Travel & Tourism (308177)
 UK Property Investment (3122)
 Video Games (13382)
 Web Traffic (11763)
 Website Design (56877)
 Website Promotion (36616)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35837)
Author Spotlight

The Word of God is as, “Sweet as Honey”. God has Taken Me Through a Whole Lot of Things...more

Working in this organization from last 10 years. I did my graduation from the University of Texas, U...more

Certified Medical coder with 42 certifications,15 years experience in Medical records coding, HIPAA,...more

Myself Ram Sewak possessing indepth domain experience of more than 10 years in SEO, SEM, Web Develop...more

From the time of study, i had a keen interest in acquiring knowledge by surfing on the Internet. Mea...more

How Right is Your Conservative Commentator by Michael Bresciani

How Right is Your Conservative Commentator by
Article Posted: 08/09/2008
Article Views: 740
Articles Written: 668
Word Count: 815
Article Votes: 2
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

How Right is Your Conservative Commentator

Christianity,Current Affairs,Advice
Those who host conservative radio shows are less likely to be pressured by PC watchdogs but all of them occasionally take leave of reality especially when it comes to theology. Let’s see!

From the stinging replies of Americas “culture warrior,” Bill O’Reilly, to the sardonic humor of Glenn Beck and all in between there is a lot to be desired.

It may be naiveté as in President Bush’s remark about Islam being a “peaceful religion” or it may just be that after all they are only political commentators and not avowed conservative theologians. In either case, some who are only slightly above novice theologians have to cringe from time to time at what they have to say.

In O’Reilly’s Culture Warrior he notes that he must leave all judgment about sin to the deity. (pg. 179) No problem with that but then he indicates that he sees no problem with gay couples raising children. As with all others he offers a chance for the Catholic Church to explain their reasons for the negative positions they hold about children in such unions. It still might be easier to get the Pope to come on the “Factor” than Barack Obama but I doubt he is going to accept the offer if one is made.

The biblically grounded use the Bible as their ultimate authority under what is known as the belief in the “plenary verbal” method of biblical inspiration. In short that means that every letter, word and phrase was chosen explicitly by God. Catholic theology allows for ex-cathedra which in essence says that the Pope can speak in Christ’s stead through something called apostolic succession. Then there’s Bill O’Reilly’s view. He is right about a lot of things and always interesting but for those of us who trust God’s word only scripture is endowed with intrinsic infallibility.

I don’t need to say what the bible says about homosexuality again but if I did the fastest way to get the info would be to check the rhetoric on the gay sites where the blogs are always in full steam and much is always being said against those words.

Then along comes Glenn Beck with his feisty and often gut splitting raw humor and sarcasm, until he starts praising ministers like Osteen and Warren. Both are well intentioned icons of the day but once again the best bet for biblical truth is still the bible itself, not the surmising of an icon.

Beck graduated from Sehome H.S. and O’Reilly often reminds his viewers that he is an alumnus of Harvard University so it is safe to say we should not expect theology that reflects an education from Dallas Theological Seminary from either of the aforementioned. What we might hope for is that someone explains to Glenn that for millions of conservative Christians around the nation the mega church darlings are part of the problem (apostasy) not the solution.

Being interviewed between stops and found at an airport, Rick Warren was lauded by Beck for his shear “brilliance” as he wrapped up the question of what he planned to ask the candidates Obama and McCain at his upcoming forum.

Warren said he planned to ask them the question of how they see the Constitution of the United States. Do they view it as “carved in stone” immovable and rigid, or is it “a living” document open to interpretation.

It is the old “open to interpretation” aspect of the question that causes the greatest concern. For the politically conservative it is that very question that makes us look for Supreme Court judges who are willing to take the constitution at face value. Among the biblically conservative it is the same reason we look for leaders who will take the bible at face value.

For well over 35 years I have been reproving those who virtually ignore every word in the bible under the guise that it is after all a book that is open to all sorts of interpretations. Nonsense! It would be almost impossible to line up the major 24 translations of the bible and choose a passage that after reading every translation would not say exactly the same thing.

Hiding behind an open interpretation clause when it pertains to God’s word is shaky ground at best. The Apostle Peter addressed the silly notion that just anyone could see just anything they wanted to in scriptures when he said “Knowing this first that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.” (2Pet 1:20) But even if Peter had been silent who would dare trust the most well intentioned preacher or commentator, conservative or not, if you couldn’t take God at his word?

Rev Bresciani is an author and columnist for several online and print publications. With over two million readers worldwide and growing you will enjoy the articles, movie reviews, commentary and much more visit

Related Articles - O’Reilly, Beck, Glenn Beck, Harvard, Rick Warren, Osteen, apostasy, plenary verbal, interpretation, supreme court, religious news, Rev Bresciani, American Prophe,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 Author Login 
Register for Author Account


Advertiser Login


   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  


Great Paranormal Romance


Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more

A postgraduate in Fashion Technology. Shalini is a writer at heart! Writing for her is an expression...more

I am the editor of QUAY Magazine, a B2B publication based in the South West of the UK. I am also the...more

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more

Hello, my name is Nevio Gardasanic. If you want to go beyond being just a perpetual beginner at thin...more

Sanjib Kumar Das is an Indian business enthusiast and entrepreneur who is motivated to help small an...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2022, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from under the GNU FDL license