Whatever President Bush says about the “family values” of the growing horde of illegal Mexican immigrants, chilling newspaper accounts and cold data tell a different tale.
Thomas Fleming takes Steven Weinberg to task for overstepping his bounds as a scientist; Tom Piatak reveals the Christophobic agenda of the neocon journals of opinion; Aaron D. Wolf suggests that the experts have missed the one key reason why churches aren’t growing; Roger McGrath remembers when Hollywood wasn’t Christophobic; and Hugh Barbour, O.Praem., looks to a future in which Christophobia has run its course. Plus Ted Galen Carpenter on the possibility of a regional peace conference in the Middle East.
Sir Elton John would like to “ban religion completely” because it stirs up “hatred toward gay people.” Like so many giants of the entertainment industry, Elton John probably does not hate religion per se but only Christianity. Christophobia is the religion of Hollywood. Ask Barbra Streisand; ask the top brass at Disney or DreamWorks.