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Gulag America and the Doctrine of Inherent Goodness

May 16, 2011

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Author: Stan Moody Why are Americans so easily caught off guard by evil? Is it because we have embraced the doctrine of the inherent goodness of mankind to the exclusion of the reality of our own individual and national evil? You would think that the experience of repeated failings as the moral conscience of the […]

The Gulag Supremacy: Judgment in the Hands of the Christian Right

May 13, 2011

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Author: Stan Moody As an evangelical pastor and theologian, I find myself increasingly at odds with American Evangelicals on a wide range of topics. In my 2006 book, McChurched: 300 Million Served and Still Hungry, I predicted this about the Christian Right and its agent of political dominion, the Republican Party: You will not be […]

No-Knock Police Raid Scores Hole-in-One

February 14, 2011

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Author, Stan Moody: No Prison Reform or Court Reform until Police State is Brought Under Control: A February 14, 2011 article in USA TODAY raises the specter of a police state becoming less concerned with protecting the public and more with protecting police officers. Long gone by way of the Patriot Act is the rock-solid […]

Prison Reform: Where Is The Church?

February 10, 2011

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Author: Stan Moody: Reformer Martin Luther, condemned at the 1521 Diet of Worms trial for daring as a Catholic monk to challenge the Holy Roman Empire on its doctrine of indulgences, wrote, Did we in our own strength confide, Our striving would be losing; Were not the right Man on our side, The Man of […]

Prison Myth No. 1: “Prisoners Want To Go Into Solitary Confinement”

February 10, 2011

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Solitary Watch Guest Post by Stan Moody: Editors’ note: Stan Moody is a former state representative and chaplain at the Maine State Prison, where he ministered to inmates in the supermax unit. Moody, who currently serves as pastor at the Meeting House Church in Manchester, Maine, is the author of the books Crisis in Evangelical […]

Bill To Fix Maine’s Leper Colony Registry

February 9, 2011

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Author: Stan Moody: Seemingly on cue, former Senate Chair of the Maine Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety, Sen. Bill Diamond, has introduced a bill to grade the severity of those on the Sex Offender Registry. The Sex Offender Registry, Maine Government’s top Google-ranked site, is a common point of interest for […]

Mike Huckabee’s Pro-Slavery Agenda

January 28, 2011

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Author, Stan Moody: On January 30, Mike Huckabee will make his 13th pilgrimage to Israel – in the genre of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Promised Land. Thirteen trips, and he still has no clue. Mike Huckabee is and likely will always be a Christian Zionist because “it says so right here,” here being God’s […]