Christian Right

Militant Christianity: An Anthropological History

Submitted by RWMaster on Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:36

"A powerful chronicle of the astounding persistence of Indo-European glorification of battle, morphed into today's militant Christian Right. The book is written as a lively chronicle making clear the astounding power of the ancient cultural tradition embedding our language, and the real battle we face to contain this 'Christian' jihad."

Dominion Theology in American Politics: The Radical Christian Right Under Spotlight (Part 1)

Submitted by RWMaster on Sat, 11/26/2016 - 06:53

"And God said, Let us make (Christians) in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth."

Genesis 1:26

Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism

Submitted by RWMaster on Fri, 11/25/2016 - 19:45

"This is the first critical history of Christian Reconstruction and its founder and champion, theologian and activist Rousas John Rushdoony (1916–2001). Drawing on exclusive access to Rushdoony's personal papers and extensive correspondence, Michael J. McVicar demonstrates the considerable role Reconstructionism played in the development of the radical Christian Right and an American theocratic agenda. As a religious movement, Reconstructionism aims at nothing less than "reconstructing" individuals through a form of Christian governance that, if implemented in the lives of U.S.

American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 11/20/2016 - 14:51

The f-word crops up in the most respectable quarters these days. Yet if the provocative title of this exposé by Hedges (War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning)—sounds an alarm, the former New York Times foreign correspondent takes care to employ his terms precisely and decisively. As a Harvard Divinity School graduate, his investigation of the Christian Right agenda is even more alarming given its lucidity.