What makes this interesting is that four years ago, Smithson had commented on a religious message board called Truth Talk attacking "fundamentalism" in response to a post titled "Flip Flop Fundementalist" regarding comments made by Pastor Rick Warren:
A heartly "amen" for this: I am an evangelical. I'm not a member of the religious right and I'm not a fundamentalist ...Today there really aren't that many Fundamentalists left; I don't know if you know that or not, but they are such a minority; there aren't that many Fundamentalists left in America." (Underscore added for emphasis)Is Smithson a "flip flop fundamentalist?"
Hopefully, Warren will not be pressured into an apology. "Fundamentalist" is not a biblical term, the last time I looked. Rather it is political and sectarian. It needs to die - right along with the exculiveness of some denominations.
According to his profile, his occupation includes being a "contributor to Fundamentalist Christian reform," but since he had written years ago that fundamentalism is "political and sectarian," is he admitting that his Christianity is fake?
Maybe he is admitting that he is not a Christian but a full-blown conservative activist masquerading as a Christian to advance his right-wing agenda.
This is important because Smithson has constantly targeted those who oppose his