Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2000]
I have not read the book but since this came from a source I trust I do not hesitate to post it.
"Refusing to accept the earth as our sacred mother, these Christians have become a dangerous threat to the survival of humanity. They are the blight on the environment and to believe in Bible prophecy is unforgivable."
— VP Al Gore, in his book
EARTH IN BALANCE, p.342
Origins: Neither this quote nor anything like it appears in Senator Al Gore's 1992 book Earth in the Balance, on
Page 342 is part of a chapter entitled "A Global Marshall Plan" and contains a discussion about publicizing the acts of companies that violate environmental rules in order to put
Religion in general and Christianity specifically are touched upon in
In short, only people who haven't read this book could claim the cited quote came from it. Not surprisingly, those are the very people making the claim.
Last updated: 10 July 2007
Gore, Al. Earth in the Balance. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. ISBN 0-395-57821-3.