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Saving Teens from Obama: When Bible Study Goes Wrong

posted on October 10, 2012

At Religion Dispatches, Vyckie Garrison writes about her daughter’s viewing of 2016: Obama’s America, a conservation documentary, at her Salvation Army church’s “Teen Night.” Regarding a conversation Garrison had with the pastors who decided to show the movie, she reflects  “the larger point I took away from the discussion was more about my perspective as a former card-carrying member of the Christian Right, and how our different worldviews shaped our ability to see the teen movie trip as a problem. From inside the ‘hedge of protection’—a Christian ghetto undisturbed by competing viewpoints—the pastors could not fathom 2016: Obama’s America as blatant propaganda.”

Read at Religion Dispatches