Thread by @FredClarkson on the Agenda of Christian Nationalists & Dominionists (ex. Ted Cruz) – Thread Reader App

Thread by @FredClarkson: In which the Christian nationalist and Dominionist agenda is described. bit.ly/USATodayDomini… — a conviction that Christians are called by God to exercise dominion over every aspect of soc...… — Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1356362435221991424.html

The Spotlight Is On White Christian Nationalism – Will It Wither? | Americans United for Separation of Church and State

White Christian nationalists backed an insurrection designed to keep a man in the nation’s highest office after he was voted out, and when they were called on it, they tried to pin the attack on others. — Read on http://www.au.org/blogs/spotlight-on-WCN

American Academy of Religion Hosts “Insurrection, White Supremacy, and Religion” Webinar

Free webinar this Friday! "Insurrection, White Supremacy, and Religion" with presenters @AntheaButler, @plmanseau, @socofthesacred, @sarahposner & @ndrewwhitehead -- moderated by @ecothought. Open to AAR members & non-members -- Jan. 29 at 12 pm ET: https://t.co/gMJeMnWN6U pic.twitter.com/nssdSYkfaB— Am Acad of Religion (@AARWeb) January 26, 2021

Sociologist Andrew Whitehead: How Christian nationalism drives American politics | Salon.com

Author of "Taking America Back for God" on why Christian nationalism isn't really about religion, or Donald Trump — Read on http://www.salon.com/2020/02/29/sociologist-andrew-whitehead-how-christian-nationalism-drives-american-politics/

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked transcript shows NY church’s attempt to block Child Victims Act – ABC News

In a meeting with church leaders, Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s settlement program administrator outlined the politics of reconciliation. — Read on abcnews.go.com/amp/US/exclusive-leaked-transcript-shows-ny-churchs-attempt-block/story

Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church got $4.4 million in federal PPP loans – HoustonChronicle.com

Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church and other large Houston congregations were among those who received multi-million dollar loans as part of the federal government’s COVID-19 stimulus package known as PPP. — Read on http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/religion/article/Joel-Osteen-s-Lakewood-Church-got-4-4M-in-15800887.php They want to receive tax-funded, government loans, but they don't want to be taxed. Seems like they fulfill their own welfare socialism …

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Titles are for Society, not Faith Community

Lots on the use of titles this week & I think Quakers' continued rejection of them is naïve. It just allows those with the most privilege (e.g. white/male/middle class) to function as normal, while preventing others from challenging prejudiced assumptions about their credibility.— Madeleine Pennington (@mlmpennington) December 15, 2020 Early Quakers knew this & decided …

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Southern Baptist seminary presidents nix critical race theory

(RNS) — The seminary presidents may be reacting to factions within Southern Baptist circles that have complained the denomination is drifting to the left. — Read on religionnews.com/2020/12/01/southern-baptist-seminary-presidents-nix-critical-race-theory/ The SBC seminary presidents’ rejection of critical race theory is a rejection of anyone who is not a cishet middle-class White male or who critiques White supremacist heteropatriarchy. …

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