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/

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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What Southern Baptists must do to fight clergy sex abuse [Opinion]

What Southern Baptists must do to fight clergy sex abuse [Opinion] — Read on http://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/outlook/amp/What-Southern-Baptists-must-do-to-fight-clergy-13961274.php THREAD:Organizations that have successfully escaped taking responsibility for their own history of systemic sexual abuse have typically employed numerous tactics of impression management to control the ways in which people view them. Here a few ways the system deceives:— Wade …

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A Rebuttal of Christians Who Demonize Queer People

They claim to be “not of this world” and yet they are steeped in every facet of it, happily allowing the destruction of creation and of humanity who aren’t like them. My Queer/Trans friends you are beloved children of God and you are not defined by the Church — Erin Green (@__runningerins) June 6, 2019 …

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