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Jerry Falwell and S. Africa

August 28, 1985

Jerry Falwell is preaching the oddest version of Christianity I have ever heard of. I just cannot see where he gets his justification for increased nuclear proliferation. Is that the part in between "turn the other cheek" and "love thy neighbor?"

Actually, I suppose the same piece of theology that allows him to call Bishop Tutu a "phony" and support increased investment in South Africa is also responsible for his view on arms control. That's the book right between "Exodus" and "Leviticus," the book of "political expediency."

DAVID M. KATZ

North Hollywood

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