Excerpt:Â Distressing remarks from the Senatorâ€™s pastor have been hashed and rehashed, but something more needs to be said. In addition to assessing the inflammatory preaching by the Rev. Jeremiah Wright in terms of patriotism and decency, letâ€™s also examine it from the viewpoint of Christian love. Letâ€™s acknowledge at the outset that we in the general public do not know the typical content of Rev. Wrightâ€™s sermons, whether his condemnation of the United States and of whites was an aberration or the norm.