Stephen King has always had a love-hate relationship with religion. His fictional creations don’t work without a Christian context. The Green Mile and The Shawshank Redemption come to mind. Without God there is no moral universe to play against.
King’s latest foray into the topic of religion is a bit confused when he tries to draw a parallel between ISIS and Christianity:
Those who attend the Westboro Baptist Church make up a very small group of self-proclaimed Christians compared to the more than 1 billion+ Christians worldwide.
As far as I can tell, the church members haven’t bombed buildings, cut off the heads of unbelievers, crucified Christians, burned churches, synagogues, or mosques.
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