Woman sues former SBC leader Paige Patterson, accusing him of threatening her for reporting rape – HoustonChronicle.com

Paige Patterson, the former Southern Baptist Convention president who was recently removed as a seminary head for his handling of sex abuse claims, is being sued by a woman who says he threatened, intimidated and humiliated her after she reported multiple rapes to him. The woman, a former student of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary who …

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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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Catholic church spent ‘considerable’ amount lobbying to thwart sex abuse law changes: Report Index

The money was spent in states where some laws were being discussed or proposed that would make priests and the church liable for decades-old alleged abuse. — Read on abcnews.go.com/amp/US/catholic-church-lobbyists-spent-106m-fight-legal-efforts/story

Power, Deception, and the Church

Christendom, like all institutions when threatened, tries to protect itself. There continues to be a lot of headlines about Christian leaders and Christian systems that look nothing like our Lord. Christendom is not Christ. We must not be deceived.https://t.co/LnI2PGX1Ok— Diane Langberg, PhD (@DianeLangberg) May 22, 2019

Between Trump and Putin: The Right-Wing International, a Crisis of Democracy, and the Future of the European Union | Political Research Associates

Between Trump and Putin: The Right-Wing International, a Crisis of Democracy, and the Future of the European Union | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2017/05/11/between-trump-and-putin-the-right-wing-international-a-crisis-of-democracy-and-the-future-of-the-european-union/

Russian Social Conservatism, the U.S.-based WCF, & the Global Culture Wars in Historical Context | Political Research Associates

Russian Social Conservatism, the U.S.-based WCF, & the Global Culture Wars in Historical Context | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2016/02/16/russian-social-conservatism-the-u-s-based-wcf-the-global-culture-wars-in-historical-context/