Reverend Mel White – well known activist for LGBT rights has truly shed some light on the hidden “gay” agenda of the religious fundamentalist institution with his newest re-released book Holy Terror – Lies the Christian Right Tells Us To Deny Gay Equality. The book was previously titled “Religion Gone Bad”. It is a book designed to reveal the truth behind the lies that people have been told about homosexuals and homosexuality – especially when it comes to the conservative leaders in Christianity’s so-called lime-light.
Mel’s latest book, Religion Gone Bad: Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right is an expose of the fundamentalist Christian war being waged against sexual and gender minorities. Across this country,” Mel explains, “our gay brothers and lesbian sisters are the victims of a tidal wave of intolerance, discrimination, and violent crime flowing directly out of the anti-gay rhetoric of the radical right. We people of faith, gay and straight alike, must take our stand to end the suffering.”
For 30 years, Dr. White had served the evangelical Christian community as a pastor, seminary professor, best-selling author, prize-winning filmmaker, communication consultant and ghost writer to its most famous and powerful leaders. From the beginning the media pictured Mel as an employee of these leaders on the “religious right.” Although Mel did not work with nor write speeches for these leaders. he was hired by national publishers to write books — primarily “autobiographies” — for his ghost-writing clients including Billy Graham, Jerry Falwell, D. James Kennedy, and Pat Robertson. Looking back Mel wishes he had never been a ghost writer “but at the same time,” he adds, “it proves that God has a marvelous sense of humor. Seeing these leaders up close and personal gave me a priceless opportunity that would later be a real advantage.”
Mel has been a ghost writer for Pat Robertson, Billy Graham, and several other popular Christian writers. He has also served as a pastor, and a seminary professor for 30 years. I was caught off guard by his candid honesty, assertiveness, and sense of humor. Holy Terror is in a league of its own as far as the inside scoop goes on America’s religious agenda against the LGBT community.
As a victim of religious abuse, I know all too well the kind of hatred and ignorance that runs rampant in the church today. I don’t want to waste your time with a bunch of my own words and ideas – I will just suggest you get a copy of this book and read it for yourself! Two thumbs up!