Wednesday, August 16, 2006

9/11 Book Causing Turmoil in PCUSA

Publishers Weekly has a piece on a book by a Presbyterian theologian causing some brouhaha in the ranks:

Controversy is churning within the Presbyterian Church (USA) over the publication of a 9/11-conspiracy book. The July publication of Christian Faith and the Truth Behind 9/11: A Call to Reflection and Action by Westminster John Knox, an imprint of the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, has angered some in the denomination.

The book’s author, theologian David Ray Griffin, is active in the 9/11 Truth Movement ( and asserts that the Bush Administration caused or allowed the attacks on the United States in order to justify amplifying American power through war.


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