Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Tim Tebow accused of Blasphemy

Sports columnist Gregg Doyel says he's getting a major backlash from his CBS Sports column that accuses quarterback Tim Tebow of "blasphemy" for believing his faith will help him become an NFL success. Tebow told the Denver Post that he is "relying as always on my faith." Here's part of Doyel's column:
Tebow has been a great billboard for Christianity -- just as Muhammad Ali has been a great billboard for Islam, and Sandy Koufax a great billboard for Judaism -- but that doesn't mean he will be rewarded with a starting job in the NFL. Maybe deep inside his heart Tebow knows that, but from the outside it doesn't look that way. From the outside it looks like Tebow equates his love for God in heaven with tangible rewards here on earth. And that's more than wrong. It's blasphemy.
Read the entire article here.

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