‘The Power Worshippers’ Explores Religious Nationalism In The U.S. | Here & Now

Katherine Stewart's new book is called "The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism." — Read on http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2020/03/05/religious-nationalism-christianity-united-states

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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Bible classes in public schools are getting a big push from Christian conservatives — and it’s working – The Washington Post

Those behind the legislative effort known as Project Blitz say Bible instruction is part of a good education. Critics, which include many faith groups, accuse the backers of trying to enact a narrow Christian agenda — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/a-conservative-christian-group-is-pushing-bible-classes-in-public-schools-nationwide--and-its-working/2019/05/08/f3bb490e-39e8-11e9-a06c-3ec8ed509d15_story.html It's possible to teach about the Bible in public schools in a constitutionally permissible way, but …

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The latest front in Russian infiltration: America’s right-wing homeschooling movement – ThinkProgress

The group and its origins sound innocuous enough. But the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) — a right-wing group founded 36 years ago — has deepened connections between America’s religious right and Russians even as the latter have been sanctioned by the United States, according to a ThinkProgress investigation. By networking with Russians, the HSLDA …

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