This may come as a surprise, but Rush LImbaugh was recently unreasonable. He said this: “If you believe in God, then intellectually you cannot believe in man-made global warming.”
Perhaps the day will soon arrive when we can allow Rush to blare his absurdities without a response, but not yet — if, for no other reason, that some at the other end will claim that “all evangelical Christians believe in Rush.” Mitch Hescox of the Evangelical Environmental Network tapped out a reply, which was published on Beloved Planet. I could republish it here, but I like to steer traffic to sister web sites. Here are the first paragraphs along with a link to the rest of it:
Dear Mr. Limbaugh,
Blessings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
As a lifelong Republican and an evangelical pro-life clergyman who pastored a local congregation for almost 20 years, spent fourteen years working in the coal industry, and now leads one of the oldest creation care ministries, I ask you to refrain from your harmful rhetoric on climate change. It is simply wrong …
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