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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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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A Response to @andrewjasko’s “Jesus Calls Christians to Leave Christianity.”

A response to @andrewjasko’s “Jesus Calls Christians to Leave Christianity.” [Thread] https://t.co/kwonmOgnUI — Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) May 31, 2019 Andrew Jasko's article HERE 1/ Jasko is plain w/ his aim in the article’s title. He proposes a leaving and a joining. He wants Christians to reject a static, error-riddled, broken system of dogmatic (institutionalized) Christianity, …

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Slapping Them Into Heaven? Individual and Social Religiosity, Religious Fundamentalism, and Belief in Heaven and Hell as Predictors of Support for Corporal Punishment – Johannes Beller, Christoph Kröger, Sören Kliem, 2019

Support for corporal punishment (CP) has been associated with religiosity. Yet, little is known about which aspects of religiosity predict support for CP. To cl... — Read on journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0886260519842857

No More Cursing: Destroying the Roots of Religious Racism: Talbert W. Swan: 9780971635517: Amazon.com: Books

No More Cursing: Destroying the Roots of Religious Racism [Talbert W. Swan] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book tackles the issue of religious racism and its effect on the culture of the Christian Church in America. — Read on http://www.amazon.com/dp/097163551X/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_28WTCb5CGBD87