"Religion cannot be personally redemptive without being socially responsible."
"The 'Health and Wealth' Gospel asks its followers to change nothing about the way they live. In place of the Jesus who preached the Sermon on the Mount, they substitute a Jesus who boosts their present lifestyle somewhat like a religious STP added to their spiritual gas tank."
"The cause of violence is self-interest. Only a reverence for the other can end violence."
"Most Christians know more what the church taught about who Jesus was than they know what Jesus taught about who we are and what we should be doing about it."
Robin Meyers book, Why the Christian Right Is Wrong: A Minister's Manifesto for Taking Back Your Faith, Your Flag, Your Future , has just been published by Jossey-Bass
Why the Christian Right is Wrong