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Hindu prayer in Senate an ‘abomination’

by Brad A. Greenberg

July 13, 2007 | 10:12 pm

Really? This is what some Christians consider effective evangelism?

WASHINGTON (Reuters)—Three protesters disrupted a prayer by a Hindu chaplain Thursday at the opening of a Senate hearing, calling it an abomination and shouting slogans about Jesus Christ.

It was the first time the daily prayer that opens Senate proceedings was said by a Hindu chaplain.

Capitol police said two women and one man were arrested and charged with causing a disruption in the public gallery of the Senate. The three started shouting when guest Chaplain Rajan Zed, a Hindu from Nevada, began his prayer.

They shouted “No Lord but Jesus Christ” and “There’s only one true God,” and used the term “abomination.”

Does anybody else notice parallels of language to that used by Islamic terrorists?

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