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Pastor Fred Phelps

Clergy Bully From The Pulpit

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 07.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Next time we want simply to dismiss Charles Worley, Sean Harris, Fred Phelps, and other "extremists" as "just a bunch of crazy fanatics," let us investigate the fuller picture by addressing where these attitudes and behaviors stem from.

'God Hates Fags': Q&A with Pastor Fred Phelps

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshua Kors

Pastor Fred Phelps led the congregation that gained notoriety in recent years for picketing the funerals of soldiers who died in Iraq and Afghanistan. He spoke with me about hell, homosexuality, and the Supreme Court.

Standing Up for Jews, Gays and Mexicans: Why Should You?

Mike Ghouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Unless we learn to stand up for the rights of others, we cannot claim to be just, and we have no right to expect others to stand up for us.

'God Hates Nerds': The Westboro Baptist Church Takes On Comic-Con

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Waymon Hudson

Just when you think they can't get any more insane than picketing the funerals of hate crimes victims and soldiers killed in battle, the Phelps clan sinks to a whole new level of crazy.