[Vision2020] Blight-Mind Show-n-Tell

Tom Hansen thansen at moscow.com
Sun Dec 30 18:12:54 PST 2007

EXACTLY, Saundra!

If it is a fact that Christ Church congregants can openly disagree with Doug
Wilson, Chas, why was it that one member of Christ Church wrote a letter
chastising Doug Wilson anonymously?  Could it be that the author of this
letter was in fear of retribution by Doug Wilson, retribution that extends
far beyond any acceptable Christian behavior?

Perhaps you may want to read this letter, and Doug Wilson's response, at:


Seeya round town, Moscow.

Tom Hansen
Moscow, Idaho

"I'll just speak for our church, in Christ Church.  If I found out that a
member of our church or a church officer was lying to non-believers in the
community, as a way to get by or protect themself or protect his reputation,
yes, he'd be disciplined."

- Doug Wilson (January 31, 2007)

-----Original Message-----

From: Saundra Lund [mailto:sslund_2007 at verizon.net] 
Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2007 5:57 PM
To: 'Chasuk'; 'Tom Hansen'
Cc: 'Moscow Vision 2020'
Subject: RE: [Vision2020] Blight-Mind Show-n-Tell

Hi Chas,

Nice to see you back  :-)

In part, you wrote:
"Most of the Kirker congregants don't support any of their leader's
nonsense, and I know this because I've taken the time to get to know them."

That's an interesting observation and the *opposite* of my experiences with
the Kirkers I've gotten to know.  The Kirkers I've gotten to know absolutely
support "their leader's nonsense" hook, line, and sinker.  I don't think
it's appropriate to trade names, though.

Almost always, they're sincerely shocked, SHOCKED I tell you, that I'm
familiar with Luther, Calvin, Rushdoony et al and am therefore not . . .
susceptible to the spin they'd like me to swallow.  They're shocked when I
have reasoned responses, and they almost always suggest that Doug Wilson
could make things clear for me if only I'd "meet" with him.  I'm just
misunderstanding or misinterpreting things since I've not had the benefit of
Wilson's scholarly tutelage.


If, as you seem to believe, most of the Kirkers "don't support any of their
leader's nonsense," then why don't they speak out?  Why do they keep
attending a church lead by a man whose "nonsense" they don't support?

Saundra Lund
Moscow, ID

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do
~ Edmund Burke

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