A Brief History of Fundamentalist Christianity in the USA

When we talk about the history of Fundamentalism & rightwing Politics, we have to go all the way back to the mid-to-late 1800s, when both Darwin’s theory of evolution AND the field of archaeology’s discoveries led to a controversy over the reliability of the Bible to give Western societies a proper account of humanity’s origins. …

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Apocalypse Now : NPR

Evangelicals have played an important role in modern day American politics - from supporting President Trump to helping elect Jimmy Carter back in 1976. How and when did this religious group become so intertwined with today's political issues? In this episode, what it means to be an evangelical today and how it has changed over …

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Bruce Wilson & Prof André Gagné on “Spiritual Mapping”

Back in '010 & '011 when I was studying this is detail, "spiritual mapping" was already widespread. But it's even more common now (see: https://t.co/TkQvvGbGZn ) SM's "prayer warriors" will tell you it's all about mapping demonic influence but (BUT)... — Our democracy has no more "guardrails" (@brucewilson) June 8, 2019 ...SPECIFIC PEOPLE. So it …

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Dominionism Rising: A Theocratic Movement Hiding in Plain Sight | Political Research Associates

Dominionism Rising: A Theocratic Movement Hiding in Plain Sight | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2016/08/18/dominionism-rising-a-theocratic-movement-hiding-in-plain-sight/

I Was Trained for the Culture Wars in Home School, Awaiting Someone Like Mike Pence as a Messiah | Autostraddle

To take back the country for Christ, we needed to outbreed, outvote and outactivate the other side, thus saith The Lord. — Read on http://www.autostraddle.com/i-was-trained-for-the-culture-wars-in-home-school-awaiting-someone-like-mike-pence-as-a-messiah-367057/amp/

One Nation Under God by Kevin M. Kruse and Jeff Cummings – Listen Online

Listen to One Nation Under God by Kevin M. Kruse, Jeff Cummings for free with a 30 day free trial. Listen to unlimited* audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. — Read on http://www.scribd.com/audiobook/315854297/One-Nation-Under-God-How-Corporate-America-Invented-Christian-America

How an Old Religious Idea “Trickles Down” into Contemporary American Politics | Roger E. Olson

How an Old Religious Idea “Trickles Down” into Contemporary American Politics One of my observant and astute blog visitors pointed me to the current issue of The Atlantic—an influential American magazine filled with in depth cultural and political analysis and commentary. The following article in the December 5, 2017 — Read on http://www.patheos.com/blogs/rogereolson/2017/12/old-religious-idea-trickles-contemporary-american-politics/

John Chau Does NOT Meet the Measures for Christian Martyrdom

News reports of a young Christian's violent death at the hands of the Sentinelese people has captured the world's attention this week. Martyrdom is the endurance of bodily death in witness to the Christian religion. ---Dominic Prummer O.P. John Allen Chau is being hailed a martyr by some and an arrogant and reckless, renegade zealot …

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‪The “Great Commission” is NOT what Fundamentalist Evangelicals Say‬

We have record in the Christian New Testament Gospels (Matthew 28:18-20) that Jesus commanded his Disciples (those immediately in front of him at the time he spoke) to “go into all the world” on his supreme authority, in order to make yet other disciples, by teaching them what Jesus himself taught and by baptizing them …

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The Bible, Christianity and Homosexuality – GayChurch.org

What does the Bible really say about homosexuality? Should the Church allow the blessing of homosexual marriages/unions? Should a homosexual in a committed relationship be ordained a priest or even consecrated bishop? What about tradition? What should I tell my friends or relatives who are gay? Must they remain single for their whole life? We …

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