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Rod Parsley

The Surprise Effect of Anti-Muslim Rhetoric in the Election

Shahed Amanullah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahed Amanullah

Will the next crop of presidential candidates learn from the lessons of 2008 and stick to more meaningful issues than who can be harder on Muslims?

The Pastor Problem '08 Revisited

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

The question remains how aspiring political figures will respond to the pastor problem of election 08 -- the bar has been raised. It is not enough to attend a place of worship -- you have to vet it.

Why is McCain Holding Back on Wright?

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

"I am begging you, sir. I am begging you." That was the plea of McCain supporter James T. Harris, an African-American radio host, asking McCain to go after Obama's Reverend Wright connection.

Obama and the Kevin Bacon Game of Persecuting Muslims

Omid Safi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Omid Safi

By the logic of the "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" game, every Muslim can be tied to another Muslim who can be tied to another Muslim who can be tied to... someone found not guilty of a crime.

"Let Me Be Your Crazy Reverend"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign bus passes this billboard in for the Crossroads Community Church of Goshen, IN, Karl Black, director of ministry. It's not the fir...

Which Inflammatory Pastor Are You? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama and John McCain are now tied two for two in the race to see who can get the most inflammatory Pastors in their corner. This week we were ...

McCain & the Rev. Wrongs

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Barack Obama has had his Rev. Wright Problem, but John McCain has created for himself a serious Rev. Wrongs Problem.

Preacher Feature: Whose Radioactive Reverend Is Worse? McCain's or Obama's?

Robert Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Schlesinger

So John McCain has finally sent John Hagee and Rod Parsley the way of Jeremiah Wright. But you can be sure this isn't the last we'll hear of any of these names.

Rod Parsley: McCain's Other Pastor Problem

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Around 10PM ET, McCain rejected the endorsement of another right-wing pastor, Rod Parsley, "an Ohio preacher who has sharply criticized Islam ...

McCain's Pastor Problem

Sarah Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Posner

Bush, Cheney, and their band of neoconservative outlaws who led us into one catastrophic war and might lead us into another are pleased to have these faith-based cheerleaders on the sidelines.

McCain Supporter Oliver North: Muslim Women Being Protected By Christian Men

FireDogLake | Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You may know that Rod Parsley, apocalyptic preacher in the Columbus, Ohio area, is a big McCain supporter. Well, so is Ollie North, known subverter of...

Jason Linkins

Rod Parsley, McCain's 'Spiritual Adviser,' Spotlighted By MoJo, Brave New Films | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite the fact that John McCain and his surrogates have taken recent pains to try to dismiss concerns over the candidate's relationship with unendin...

Sam Stein

McCain's Catholic Committee Full Of Controversial Figures | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Religious affiliations have proven, in the course of this campaign, to be a tricky business for politicians -- none more so than Reverend Jeremiah Wri...

McCain's Reverends Right: His Faustian Bargain with Radical Christianity

Shaun Jacob Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shaun Jacob Halper

McCain has allied with three of its most bigoted and hateful "spiritual" personalities: John Hagee, Rod Parsley, and (before his death) Jerry Falwell.

Top 10 Most Offensive Quotes From McCain's Spiritual Advisers

Open Left | Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before Jeremiah "Obama's Pastor" Wright spews even more nonsense, and quotes even more ambassadors, we want to shed some light on the brilliant gems u...