The husband’s been reading Obama’s Audacity of Hope and shared the following part about religious supremacy with me.
Having the same question myself, I thought I’d to share it with you all.
… let’s even assume that we only had Christians within our borders. Whose Christianity would we teach in the schools? James Dobson’s or Al Sharpton’s?
Which passages of scripture should guide our public policy? Should we go with Leviticus, which suggests that slavery is all right and eating shellfish is an abomination?
How about Deuteronomy, which suggests stoning your child if he strays from the faith? Or should we just stick to the Sermon on the Mount – a passage so radical that it’s doubtful that our Defense Department would survive it’s application?
This passage can be found on pg. 218. He downplays the whole slavery thing, but at least he makes the point.