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Florida Pastor Hangs Obama Effigy Outside Church

HuffingtonPost.com | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.08.2012 | Gay Voices

The Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., has hanged an effigy of President Barack Obama from a gallows on its front lawn, a move DWOC past...

A Man of God With Blood on His Hands

William Laney | Posted 07.02.2012 | Media
William Laney

I live within walking distance of the Dove World Outreach Center, and I could easily have witnessed the burning of a Quran there last Saturday afternoon. But like nearly all other Gainesville, Fla., residents, I chose not to acknowledge the act of Islamophobia by Terry Jones.

Koran-Burning Preacher Briefly Jailed

Reuters | Bernie Woodall | Posted 06.22.2011 | Religion

April 23, 2011 2:01:48 AM By Bernie Woodall DEARBORN, Mich. (Reuters) - A militant Christian preacher was jailed briefly Friday after a Mich...

Church Of The Holy Hand Grenade

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 06.05.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Terry Jones should remove the dove from his church name and replace it with a more accurate symbol of what it stands for. A holy hand grenade, perhaps?

More Die In Second Day Of Quran Burning Protests In Afghanistan

AP | By PATRICK QUINN | Posted 06.01.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghans rioted for a second day Saturday to protest the burning of a Quran in Florida, killing nine people in Kandahar and injur...

NATO Says Its Forces Repel Attack On Kabul Base In Afghanistan

AP | By DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 06.01.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Three insurgents attacked a NATO base on the outskirts of Afghanistan's capital Saturday but were killed by coalition force...

Nov. 1: International Burn the Tao Te Ching Day

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I'm inviting everyone in America to come join me, and if you show up with your own Tao Te Ching to burn, as well as some graham crackers and chocolate, I'll give you a free marshmallow.

Quran-Burning Coverage: The Hollowness of "Storytelling" as a Journalistic Value

Spencer Critchley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Spencer Critchley

In reality, Jones appears to be an obscure bigot with about 50 deluded followers. But in the media, Jones has become the world-famous protagonist of a parable of religious intolerance.

US to Muslims: Please Sit at the Back of the Bus

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Islamophobia is growing in the United States. Hate graffiti is now discoloring my own building here in New York City -- calling for the Holy Quran to ...

Terry Jones' "Burn a Koran Day" Is Incredibly Counterproductive

Matt Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Kane

Whether or not you believe Islam to be the religion of violence that Terry Jones and his followers do, sinking to the level of hate mongers by burning Qur'ans is the most counter-productive thing you can do.

Five Lessons Big Media Won't Learn From Koran-Burning Fameseekers

Eric Deggans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Deggans

Like a wayward boyfriend who just can't stop playing the field, mainstream media outlets often wind up begging the audience for forgiveness when a particularly savvy or lucky charlatan turns their chase for attention-seeking stories against them.

Burning The Quran Does Not Illuminate The Bible

Lamar Vest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lamar Vest

My hope and prayer is that Muslims and people of all faiths will understand that those who denigrate, defame or destroy the Quran do not represent a biblical worldview and do not speak for all Christians.

Christian Organization To Give Away Two Qurans For Every One Burned

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The Massachusetts Bible Society will give away two copies of the Quran for every one that Rev. Terry Jones and his congregation burn on Sep. 11. Jone...

'Burn A Koran Day' Church Gets Its Website Taken DOWN

TechCrunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Surely by now you've heard of the Dove World Outreach Center, the Florida church that plans to hold a "Koran burning day" on September 11, the nine ye...

Burning the Quran Is Like Burning the Gospels

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Parvez Ahmed

While Pastor Jones is within his constitutional rights to undertake this despicable act, he is as misguided in his actions as the terrorists who abuse the Quran to justify their murderous acts.

What Would Jesus Do: Burn The Quran Or Eat With His Muslim Neighbors?

Eugene Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eugene Cho

God not only died for us but dwelt amongst us. He walked among us. And he did the most amazing thing: Jesus ate with humanity. In that simple expression of eating, he declared his desire for friendship.

Thank You, Koran Burners

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sally Kohn

Now when someone insists Islam is the only religion with fringe whack jobs, we can all reply, "Not true! Look at those Christian whack jobs burning K...

Reverend Terry Jones: Relignoramus

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ian Gurvitz

He's not a national figure. Not a scholar. Not a leader of any kind. Just a clod who doesn't understand his own religion, or anyone else's. The guy's a walking advertisement for atheism. He doesn't speak for all Christians. Or all Americans.

A Plea to Ignore the Ignorant

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Melody Moezzi

It's as if the media is running advertisements for this pseudo-Christian man and his church. We are providing him with free publicity, and for that, I am truly repentant.

Firefighters Could Douse The Plan To Burn The Quran

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Robert Weller

The wild card is the fact that the minister does not have a permit from the city of Gainesville. Officials there say police will be present and the fire department could be called on to douse the blaze.

Burn A Bible, Save A Kitten

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Morford

Way out there on the wicked, broken fringes of society, those ugly and savage edges that always seem to be moving ever closer to the mainstream and a...

The Really Good Thing About Book Burning

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The reason the proposed Quran book burning by a Gainesville church is good is that there is finally an issue again that will bring Americans together. Right?

Quran-Burning Pastor's Former German Church Denounces Him: He's 'Violent And Fanatical'

Religion News Service | By Niels Sorrells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Niels Sorrells Religion News Service Berlin (RNS) A German congregation founded by the Florida preacher who has sparked global controversy with pl...

P is for Pastor. (Also for Poison)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

We will shine a light on what is false, until the world sees what we see. And if it falls to us to be known forever after as the spark for that bonfire, it is as the Lord has written: Any publicity is good publicity.

Muslims Pro-Act Against Quran Burning

Mike Ghouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

What is God going to do as Pastor Jones burns the Quran? Nothing. What are Muslims going to do about it? They will pray for the well-being of the pastor.