17 June 2009 Main Posts God hates the world Jeff Sparrow Here’s what happens if you take the doctrine of the Fall to its logical conclusion: the creepy followers of the loony bigot preacher Fred Phelps singing along to ‘We are the world’ with new lyrics explaining how God hates us all. Yes, it’s really called ‘God hates the world’. If you didn’t laugh, you’d cry. Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland. More by Jeff Sparrow Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 11 November 202211 November 2022 Main Posts On the last day of Subscriberthon, our amazing online editor gives you one last (very good) reason to subscribe Editorial team What's in store for the last day of Subscriberthon? First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202210 November 2022 Main Posts On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, our favourite editor-duo give you reason #1002 to subscribe to Overland Editorial team What's in store for the second-last day of Subscriberthon?