Minority Christians & Abuse Victims are Correct to Call Trump Supporting #Churchianity “#Heretics & #FakeChristians”

When minority faith leaders & abuse victims call #Dominionist, #Theocratic, Trump-Supporting, #WhiteEvangelicals & affiliated Catholics, JWs & Mormons “#Heretics” & “#FakeChristians,” I will not tell them they’re wrong. I will agree 100%. They would know!https://t.co/ITE8Ub9Qrx — Lamb's Harbinger (aka @OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) October 28, 2019 https://t.co/Kt1oy6qcac — Lamb's Harbinger (aka @OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) October 28, 2019 OTHER …

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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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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

Historians & Researchers on What #FreedomOfReligionIs

Today’s the anniversary of 1786 Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom. My Senate Resolution 53 recognizes the day & honors importance of religious liberty for all – people of any faith & people with none. #ReligiousFreedomIs #mnleg https://t.co/nk6tZ1L1mz pic.twitter.com/AszFi5pnWV— Senator John Marty (@JohnMarty) January 16, 2019 "We need to reclaim the definition and broader meaning of …

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‘In God We Trust’ – the bills Christian nationalists hope will ‘protect religious freedom’ | US news | The Guardian

The package of new bills are part of Project Blitz, a political playbook that aims to support and promote Christian beliefs — Read on amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jan/14/christian-nationalists-bills-religious-freedom-project-blitz

‪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 Church has No Right (or Left)

“The Church” should be prescriptive only for those within it. In other words, STOP trying to tell (or force) disbelievers to live according to your faith and/or morals. Christofascism can be both “right” and “left,” and both instances are wrong, every time! If only Christianity would remember it has NO moral “jurisdiction” outside itself—no right …

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Bill Hybels: The Emaciated & Very Bony Fish — Part 2

Once again, institutional, corporate Christianity reels with groans and the grief that comes from exposure of high level corruption, this time from one of its seemingly untouchables---Willow Creek and Bill Hybels. It is no small stir. News publications such as the Chicago Tribune and the New York Times have covered the story. Colleagues figuratively shook …

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The Collapse Of Evangelical Leadership Was Inevitable, But Its Resurrection Isn’t

American evangelicalism is declining in numbers, influence and credibility. Those evangelical leaders who are dissatisfied with its current direction face a choice: Whether to stay on the "E" train and attempt to change the direction, or to simply leave it. Gregory Boyd was among the rare voices within traditionally conservative evangelicalism to show any distinctive …

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