Flash back with me, if you will, to my recent GetReligion "guilt file" post on the religious-liberty showdown between an Assemblies of God chaplain, Lt. Cmdr. Wesley Modder, and the principalities and powers at the modern U.S. Navy.
There was a reference in the Military Times account to a Navy document listing the chaplain's offenses, one of which was that he:
Told a female that she was "shaming herself in the eyes of god" for having premarital sex.
I raised a style question about that claim, asking if the lower-case "g" on the reference to "god" represented a change in news style for Gannett or if the modern Navy has now changed to using lower-case references to the Deity.
After posting that, I had a kind of nagging sensation that I was forgetting something. Perhaps there was another news item related to this Godtalk issue buried even deeper in my massive folder of GetReligion guilt material?
Sure enough, there was, one dating back to the Academy Awards coverage. A film critic friend of mine sent me this note: