How the Trump Cabinet’s Bible Teacher Became a Shadow Diplomat – The New York Times

Ralph Drollinger is on a mission to extend the influence he has in Washington around the world. Is he representing Jesus, the administration — or himself? — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/29/magazine/ralph-drollinger-white-house-evangelical.html OTHER RESOURCES: I wasn't there, but had a take on that trip for @RightWingWatch https://t.co/0f7RZG5q5J— Peter Montgomery (@petemont) October 29, 2019 Telling tidbit on the …

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Articles on the Paula White(-Cain) Appointment to White House Advisor

So-called prosperity theology is as herectical as slave master religion because it makes economic greed & wealth attainment the ultimate sign of God’s blessings. https://t.co/C5ODTq5WUQ — Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II (@RevDrBarber) November 2, 2019 ‘To say no to President Trump would be saying no to God.’ — Trump’s faith adviser and ‘Righteous Gemstones’ …

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More News About Project Blitz

Project Blitz is a secretive state legislative project of the Christian Right. Opposition has been rising ever since I exposed it last year at Religion Dispatches/Rewire. Opposition has prominently included Americans United for Separation of Church and... — Read on m.dailykos.com/stories/2019/9/26/1888188/-More-News-About-Project-Blitz

Paul Rosenberg’s Synopsis for “Under Trump, Christian Nationalists are Playing to Win”

First, a note on what's NOT considered "religious freedom" here: On July 2nd DOJ prosecutors announced they'd retry humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren for following the gospel of Matthew: 2/11 pic.twitter.com/ZNTzAzHlpZ— Paul Rosenberg (@PaulHRosenberg) July 7, 2019 I focus on 3 recent development: a congressional hearing, a state legislative battle's hidden agenda & a new …

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Think Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools Are a No-Brainer? Think Again – Rewire.News – Religion Dispatches

Advocates of school yoga and mindfulness are no doubt sincere when they speak of these practices as secular resources that are desperately needed by a troubled education system, but there are compelling reasons to be skeptical. — Read on rewire.news/religion-dispatches/2019/05/17/think-yoga-and-mindfulness-in-public-schools-are-a-no-brainer-think-again/

Classic Anabaptist Interpretations of Romans 13 Re: Church and State

Romans 13 & the State (Young Anabaptist Radicals) How Jeff Sessions reads Romans 13 and how my Mennonite Sunday school class does (Melissa Florer-Bixler) Nonviolence 101 – Submit to the Sword, but Do Not Carry One! [Romans 12-13] (part 5) (Kurt Willems) Romans 13: An Interpretation (Peace Theology) Against Empire: A Yoderian Reading of Romans …

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Composition of Tweets about Church & Politics

The trouble with “the #Church” getting entangled in #politics is that doing good in Jesus’ name always gets lost in the process; and if it is not lost, then the travesty of dominionist #theocracy (a.k.a. #Christofascism) has taken over. Coercion or forced faith is never genuine. — Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) September 5, 2018 “Influence” (a.k.a. …

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Romans 13 and the State – Young Anabaptist Radicals

It is interesting to me how everyone just assumes that Paul is referring to the state in this passage. No one ever considers the possibility that Romans 13 has nothing to do with the state. There are even many translations that add the term “governing” to the Greek’s “authorities” so that the impression that the …

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