Spoiler Alert: Stuff in the Bible Happened a Long, Long Time Ago

2532 years ago, on August 29, 520 BCE, according to Haggai 1:1, God gave the command to rebuild Israel’s temple, destroyed by the Babylonians in 587 BC.That’s a long time ago, is all I’m saying. — Read on peteenns.com/spoiler-alert-stuff-in-the-bible-happened-a-long-long-time-ago/

How Universalism, ‘the Opiate of the Theologians,’ Went Mainstream | Christianity Today

How Universalism, ‘the Opiate of the Theologians,’ Went Mainstream | Christianity Today — Read on http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2019/march-web-only/michael-mcclymond-devils-redemption-universalism.html

‘Poisoner In Chief’ Details The CIA’s Secret Quest For Mind Control : NPR

Journalist Stephen Kinzer reveals how CIA chemist Sidney Gottlieb worked in the 1950s and early '60s to develop mind control drugs and deadly toxins that could be used against enemies. — Read on http://www.npr.org/2019/09/09/758989641/the-cias-secret-quest-for-mind-control-torture-lsd-and-a-poisoner-in-chief

The Evangelical, the ‘Pool Boy,’ the Comedian and Michael Cohen | NYT

Jerry Falwell Jr. defied expectations when he supported Donald J. Trump in 2016. Now details are emerging about behind-the-scenes maneuvering before the endorsement. By Frances Robles and Jim Rutenberg June 18, 2019 MIAMI BEACH — Senator Ted Cruz was running neck and neck with Donald J. Trump in Iowa just before the caucuses in 2016, …

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Christian fundamentalism is a capitalist construct: The secret history of American religion | Salon.com

The origins of modern evangelicalism can all be traced back to the founder of Quaker Oats. A historian explains — Read on http://www.salon.com/2015/05/13/christian_fundamentalism_is_a_capitalism_invention_the_secret_history_of_american_religion_partner/