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The Reverend Sensing has an amazing e-mail from a Chaplain in Iraq. Too good to excerpt. Must read the whole thing.
And compare the tone to that of "religious leaders" who compel 'armies' into combat. The differences are not subtle.
Bob Kerrey used the spotlight from the 911 commission to make comments about a "predominantly Christian Army" invading Iraq. Bob Woodward's new book apparently is leading some to trot out the "Bush thinks he's on a mission from God" line again. While most in the media could be forgiven their ignorance, Kerrey's a veteran, and he knows what the truth is, and his comments were potentially incendiary.
There are no atheists in foxholes - its an old line and true, with exceptions that prove the rule. But that's a far cry from jihad or crusade or any other religion-driven war of conquest.
No one believes Jesus is leading the charge into Fallujah.