Oath Keepers, CSPOA with Strong Ties to Trump-Supporting, Theocratic, White Supremacist, Christian Reconstructionists are Organizing “Second Amendment Sanctuaries” & Militias under Sheriffs, Convening in Richmond, VA | Bruce Wilson

[The below article has been duplicated in entirety from the ThreadReader rollout of Bruce Wilson's tweet thread. The ThreadReader page is HERE, and the original tweet beginning the tweet thread is HERE.] 1)So this is the moment I've been waiting for since I covered Donald Trump's 2016 meeting with William S. Lind who was one …

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Apparently 2020 is the Year of the Bible | Pete Enns

*[the following is copied from the original in entirety for educational purposes only] 2020 has the honor of being “The Year of the Bible,” at least according to Bible 2020, a global Evangelical organization, including the National Association of Evangelicals, World Evangelical Alliance, and the International Bible Society.   Some of us may remember the last …

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Remembering Cain Hope Felder, Scholar Who Highlighted the Bible’s African Presence | Religion & Politics

The first time that I met Cain Hope Felder in person was during a job interview. I was a finalist for a faculty position at Howard University School of Divinity — Read on religionandpolitics.org/2019/11/12/remembering-cain-hope-felder-scholar-who-highlighted-the-bibles-african-presence/

Stephen Miller’s Affinity for White Nationalism Revealed in Leaked Emails | Southern Poverty Law Center

In the run-up to the 2016 election, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller promoted white nationalist literature, pushed racist immigration stories and obsessed over the loss of Confederate symbols after Dylann Roof’s murderous rampage, according to leaked emails reviewed by Hatewatch. — Read on http://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2019/11/12/stephen-millers-affinity-white-nationalism-revealed-leaked-emails

A Christian Response to the Rise of Extremism in Iraq – Red Letter Christians

A Christian Response to the Rise of Extremism in Iraq – Red Letter Christians — Read on http://www.redletterchristians.org/a-christian-response-to-the-rise-of-extremism-in-iraq/ TIMELINE: How US special forces found ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi this weekend. https://t.co/9K2nLdzvmg— NBC News World (@NBCNewsWorld) October 28, 2019

5 Major Reasons I Still Believe Jesus

I accept the gospels, not b/c of their inerrancy, but b/c of their having been received/approved by a community as accurate to their accounts, which accounts undermined the Roman Empire & 2nd Temple Judaism. I believe it just as I believe indigenous history v. USA’s version. — Lamb's Harbinger (aka @OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) October 24, 2019 …

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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/