The most surprising thing about the Museum of the Bible, the newest addition to the string of museums dotting downtown Washington, D.C., isn’t that it’s particularly controversial. It’s that it tries so hard not to be. That’s not to say the museum, which officially dedicated on Friday, isn’t rife with potential pitfalls some visitors may find off-putting.
One of President Donald Trump’s faith advisers defended scandal-ridden Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore on Thursday morning — saying accusations that the former judge allegedly sexually abused minors are “suspicious,” and comparing Moore autographing Bibles to a woman healed by Jesus Christ.
Attacks against American Muslims are at peak levels this year, a phenomenon experts say is directly related to the widespread use of Islamophobic rhetoric by politicians during the 2016 campaign season — especially Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Since the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, France that triggered an unprecedented spike in Islamophobia in the United States, ThinkProgress has kept a running tally of anti-Muslim incidents across the country.
4. Meanwhile, even as Moore seeks to surround himself with religious leaders, his recent list of endorsing pastors has come under scrutiny.
Some pastors said they never even consented to endorsing Moore. https://t.co/MEGfF0HyEp
3. Key thing: in my experience, it’s less common for mainline Christian pastors—such as many on that list—to comment on a candidate compared to evangelical/non-denominational pastors.
It’s notable that they published this at all, much less held a press conference.
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