New World Slavery was not “Biblical”

2 11 2008

Many things posted on the Internet are ridiculous and merit no response. One should thus not waste one’s time on them. However, there are certain things that come from quarters that are perhaps too important to ignore. One of them is the admittedly right-wing conservative Catholic site, Inside Catholic, which I do read from time to time. Since the Catholic Internet is dominated by the conservative right, and most progressive Catholics on the Internet and elsewhere are too busy questioning the Church to contribute to any constructive conversation, you can think that the majority of Catholics in this country are white, middle class, card-carrying members of the Republican Party. This of course is not the case, but it can mean that any kooky idea right of center is given a hearing, no matter how absurd it is.
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