Monday, January 3, 2011

US Army: Onward Christian soldiers?

Is there no freedom of musical choice in the US armed forces? US Army posts in VA have been putting on a series of so-called Spiritual Fitness Concerts. But "spiritual fitness" is merely the military's new term for promoting evangelical Christianity. Religious scholar and US military veteran Jake Diliberto explained there is a strong Christian influence in the US military that goes back to the early founding of the military and today the religious right in America has very strong influence in the US national security system.


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