Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

The whole story behind the burned Bibles

An Al Jazeera English news report shows U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan talking about distributing Bibles.

Gordon James Klingenschmitt of the Pray in Jesus' Name Project, a former U.S. Navy chaplain, took out an advertisement in Human Events , a conservative publication, with the headline, "BREAKING NEWS: Pentagon Burns Soldiers Bibles - Military Chaplains Attacked."

The story begins, "The Pentagon under the Obama Administration has just acknowledged seizing and burning the privately owned Bibles of American soldiers serving in Afghanistan."

We found there's a lot more to the story and rated the statement Half True . Read our full item .