Christian Reconstructionism

Pat Robertson's Katrina Cash

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 11/27/2016 - 05:50

"Every cloud has a silver lining. Hurricane Katrina has devastated New Orleans, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless, and plunging the entire city into chaos. In the hurricane's wake, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its director, Michael Brown, forced out of his former job at the International Arabian Horse Association, with no credentials in disaster relief, have become targets of withering criticism.

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.