news roundup – Temple ceremonies, pestering Mitt, and more
If you didn’t catch it and – assuming you were temple endowed at one point – you’re looking for some creepy flashbacks, check out the secret recording of a Mormon temple ceremony that is still on youtube:
For those who weren’t temple endowed, well, now you, too, can learn the secret passwords, handshakes, and signs that will get you past the angels who stand as sentinels protecting people from getting inside god’s house to, you know, hang out with the big guy.
American Atheists have decided to play the Mormon card, since Obama hasn’t. They are now following Romney’s tour bus around with a banner:
It’s gotten a fair amount of play, but I don’t think anyone has yet framed it correctly. The fact that Billy Graham took Mormonism being a cult off his website in order to support Mitt is a big deal. You know why? Because it says politics trumps religion in the US. And that, that is a sign of secularization.