Dominion Theology

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

Submitted byRWMaster onSat, 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

Facing the Wrath: Confronting the Right in Dangerous Times

Submitted byRWMaster onSun, 11/20/2016 - 17:12

This year has seen the Religious Right seize control of the Republican Party on the state level and at the national convention, controlling everything from the political platform to the presidential nominee selection process. Meeting this challenge means understanding the nature of the threat. Facing The Wrath is an essential guide which provides a comprehensive overview including profiles of the Christian Coalition and Christian Right groups, the assault on the Public Broadcasting System, immigrant bashing, "Dominion theology" seeking to substitute biblical law for secular law.

Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism

Submitted byRWMaster onSun, 11/20/2016 - 14:04

"In an impressive piece of lucid journalism, Salon.com reporter Goldberg dives into the religious right and sorts out the history and networks of what to most liberals is an inscrutable parallel universe. She deconstructs "dominion theology," the prevalent evangelical assertion that Christians have a "responsibility to take over every aspect of society." Goldberg makes no attempt to hide her own partisanship, calling herself a "secular Jew and ardent urbanite" who wrote the book because she "was terrified by America's increasing hostility to...