Lying for Jesus
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The labeling of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik as a Christian has brought out the victim side of many conservatives in the news. Jon Stewart took notice of the maimed pundits on Fox News tonight, pouring through their complaints and siding with some of their grievances, before compiling and extensive montage of insults culled from the network’s most popular shows. “The massacre in Norway is a tragic story about the persecution of Christians,” he teased after a clip of Laura Ingraham arguing that labeling Breivik a Christian was disrespectful to the religion. Those that highlight his “crusader mentality,” Stewart advised her, “are not doing it to get at you.”
By: Hrafnkell Haraldsson August 6th, 2011 see more posts by Hrafnkell Haraldsson Al Franken: Charged with being a liberal bully for doing his job Remember when Al Franken took apart the testimony of the lying Tom Minnery of at a DOMA hearing?
By: Hrafnkell Haraldsson August 28th, 2011 see more posts by Hrafnkell Haraldsson New Testament scholar Bart Ehrman, in addressing the issue of early Christian forgeries, writes that there is a history of “lies and deception in the history of the Christian religion” and “irony in the fact that lies and deception have historically been used to establish the ‘truth.’”  It is beyond contestation, as he points out in his recent book, (2011) that pious Christians practiced deceit on a large scale. And if we look, as he does, at the goals of the early Church, we find them to be identical with the goals of the “Church” today: . So once more we have one of the greatest ironies of the early Christian religion: some of its leading spokespersons appear to have had no qualms about lying in order to promote the faith, to practice deception in order to establish the truth. 
EDIT, Sept 16 2012: I seem to have made the mistake of taking the Sun's journalism seriously. The Sun writer Daniel Proussalidis wrote , "Mirko Petriw, secretary-treasurer of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, says many from his community wouldn’t be in Canada if not for the atheist regimes they sought to escape." However, it appears that the 'atheist regime' label doesn't accurately represent Mirko Petriw's position, but rather the position of Daniel Proussalidis.