Our Present Turmoil

My family member(s) on the current societal turmoil: “some people think we [whites] paid our debt by blood in the civil war.” Me: “ya, but others kept saying “the South will rise again,” and their descendants & loyalists wormed their way into police forces & elected office.” One of the major ways the “Southern” traitors …

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Resource Share: Racism Results from Protestant Heresies | @mako_nagasawa

Resource share: Systemic Racism results from Protestant heresies. European Protestants wanted to make quick money in a legal gray zone in the colonies. Slavery was illegal in England, legal in the colonies. Seizing land was illegal in England, but legal in the colonies...— Mako Nagasawa (@mako_nagasawa) June 23, 2020 ...on the basis of "being more …

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Inside the Cult of Trump, His Rallies Are Church and He Is the Gospel | Vanity Fair

Trump’s rallies—a bizarre mishmash of numerology, tweetology, and white supremacy—are the rituals by which he stamps his name on the American dream. As he prepares to resume them for the first time in months, his followers are ready to receive. — Read on http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/06/inside-the-cult-of-trump-his-rallies-are-church-and-he-is-the-gospel

Dominionists Say Crises​ and Trump’s Reelection​ Will Set Stage for Church to Take Greater Authority | Right Wing Watch

A project of People For the American Way — Read on http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/dominionists-say-crises-and-trumps-reelection-will-set-stage-for-church-to-take-greater-authority/

Reformed / Covenantal Christianity Has Always Produced Theocracy

State Church Traditions: we renounce “Christendom” so we can Converge the 3 streams of ChristianityAnti-State Church Traditions: yay, we finally won them over!SCT: *snicker & rub hands together* we’ve seen this before with the (Ana)Baptists in England, 1646. https://t.co/pyCW7iJH6z— Lamb’s Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) June 6, 2020 The arguments led to the London Baptist Confession https://t.co/vz91JyAtyi— Lamb’s …

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Lying in the Name of the War Lord: Jane Roe’s Fake ‘Conversion’ is a Feature Not a Bug of the Extreme Christian Right | Religion Dispatches

Lying in the Name of the War Lord: Jane Roe’s Fake ‘Conversion’ is a Feature Not a Bug of the Extreme Christian Right | Religion Dispatches — Read on religiondispatches.org/lying-in-the-name-of-the-war-lord-jane-roes-fake-conversion-is-a-feature-not-a-bug-of-the-extreme-christian-right/