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Bill O’Reilly’s Humpty Dumpty Trick

posted on December 5, 2012

At Real Clear Religion, Jeffery Weiss examines Bill O’Reilly’s statements on his show that Christianity is not a religion, but a philosophy. O’Reilly uses this interpretation to disprove the claim that public Christmas holiday displays are violations of the First Amendment. Weiss quotes Darrell Bock, a Christian scholar, to refute this point. “If Christianity is not a religion, since it believes in the worship of God, then no faith is,” Bock said. “Even though the faith has philosophical elements, it is not another exercise in the humanities; it is a religious faith. There is nothing to gain in this reclassification.”

Read at Real Clear Religion