Glenn Beck, Man of God

Glenn Beck, Man of God

 On Saturday, talk radio entertainer Glenn Beck told a Washington crowd that God speaks to him. And you thought patriotism was the last refuge of a scoundrel.


.”Glenn Beck the Prophet: ‘God is giving me a plan,’” David Edwards and Muriel Kane, Raw Story.

“Washington rally more evangelical than political,” Lara Marlowe, Irish Times.

“Beck claims King legacy through God,” James Hohmann, Politico.

“Glenn Beck Co-Opts God, Civil Rights, and Patriotism: A Tea Party Rally Summary,” Robin Marty, Care2.

Mr. Beck feels he can criticize other people’s’ religion …

Beck: People don’t recognize ‘Obama’s version of Christianity,'” Matt DeLong, Washington Post blog.

 … and others do unto him:

“Some evangelicals on defensive about partnering with Gleen Beck, a Mormon,” Dan Gilgoff, CNN Belief.


“At rally, Beck positions himself as new leader for Christian conservatives,” Dan Gilgoff, CNN Belief blog.

“Is Glenn Beck the new Jeremiah Wright, an angry prophet?” Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA Today blog.

 “Is Glenn Beck mobilizing the religious right for November?” Joe Conason, Salon.

“Gospel not ‘just Fox News at prayer’: Theologian,” Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA Today blog.

“Beck’s marriage of politics and religion raising questions,” Michelle Boorstein, Washington Post.

“Glenn Beck’s religious rally nothing new,” Gene Lyons, Salon.

“Cartoon View: Beck doesn’t know Christ,” The Week.


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One Response to “Glenn Beck, Man of God”

  1. tdl1501 Says:

    Whatever happened to separation of church and state? Our founders would not be pleased with us today.

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