( Jennifer Leclaire ) For the past several weeks, Oprah Winfrey has been sharing her heart about how of the Bible has impacted her life and how God gives her great joy. The only problem is, we aren’t really sure which god she is glorifying but she’s leaving Jesus out of the equation (or at least putting other gods on the same pedestal next to Him). Let’s be clear. Oprah’s sudden river of religious talk is not based on some newfound appreciation for Christianity. It’s marketing spin for her new series, Belief, which the media pioneer describes as a “groundbreaking” television event exploring humanity’s ongoing search to connect with something greater than ourselves.
Again, no mention of Jesus. There’s definitely double-mindedness going on. Oprahhas insisted she is a Christian. But a well-circulated YouTube video shows her arguing vehemently that Jesus is not the only way to the Father. And she flat out allowed no-hell Rob Bell to trash the Bible on her broadcast. “This original series invites viewers to witness some of the world’s most fascinating spiritual journeys through the eyes of the believers,” the show’s website explains. “Journeying to the far reaches of the world, and to places cameras have rarely been,Belief searches the origins of diverse faiths and the heart of what really matters. From the epic to the intimate, webbed throughout each hour are stories of people on spiritual journeys, taking them to sacred spaces …” FULL REPORT