Slapping Them Into Heaven? Individual and Social Religiosity, Religious Fundamentalism, and Belief in Heaven and Hell as Predictors of Support for Corporal Punishment – Johannes Beller, Christoph Kröger, Sören Kliem, 2019

Support for corporal punishment (CP) has been associated with religiosity. Yet, little is known about which aspects of religiosity predict support for CP. To cl... — Read on journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0886260519842857

No More Cursing: Destroying the Roots of Religious Racism: Talbert W. Swan: 9780971635517: Amazon.com: Books

No More Cursing: Destroying the Roots of Religious Racism [Talbert W. Swan] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book tackles the issue of religious racism and its effect on the culture of the Christian Church in America. — Read on http://www.amazon.com/dp/097163551X/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_28WTCb5CGBD87

On the Conservative Movement and Evangelical Spin Doctoring: A Response to A. J. Nolte – Not Your Mission Field

The Big Picture: The Power of Denial in the Conservative Movement If there's one consistent thing that many #NeverTrump conservatives have tried to get the American public to believe, it's that the only problem in the conservative movement and the current iteration of the Republican Party is Donald J. Trump. If we could just get… …

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Can progressives reclaim “religious freedom” from Trump and the evangelical right? | Salon.com

Rachel Laser of Americans United noted that all these efforts reflect how the religious right feels “very emboldened in the time of the Trump-Pence administration," and hopes "to change the Zeitgeist around religious freedom in this country and redefine it to mean the right to cause harm to someone based on your religious views.” Her …

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John Chau Does NOT Meet the Measures for Christian Martyrdom

News reports of a young Christian's violent death at the hands of the Sentinelese people has captured the world's attention this week. Martyrdom is the endurance of bodily death in witness to the Christian religion. ---Dominic Prummer O.P. John Allen Chau is being hailed a martyr by some and an arrogant and reckless, renegade zealot …

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‪The “Great Commission” is NOT what Fundamentalist Evangelicals Say‬

We have record in the Christian New Testament Gospels (Matthew 28:18-20) that Jesus commanded his Disciples (those immediately in front of him at the time he spoke) to “go into all the world” on his supreme authority, in order to make yet other disciples, by teaching them what Jesus himself taught and by baptizing them …

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A Crystal Clear Statement on Gay and Lesbian Marriage

Precursory Statement on LGBTQIA Shaming/guilting and shunning LGBTQ+ within reparative and conversion therapies is always wrong. Instead, we all should focus on identity exchange and spiritual health (See also, HERE). I firmly and clearly state that LGBTQA persons can be/are born with their sexual orientation latent. Also, although there are only two biological sexes (male …

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A Response to Kirk Cameron’s ‘Formula to Save America’ in “Monumental”

Recently, a (conservative, charismatic evangelical) family member sent me a YouTube video excerpt of Kirk Cameron's "Monumental." The excerpted video shows a "formula to save America." The video and its original are nothing more than Christofascist propaganda for creating a Christian quasi-theocracy in the USA. Here is my response: Let me begin by declaring a …

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How, When and Why Christian Dominionists (Christofascists) Bulldogged American Politics

Media went with 'soccer mom' most people had no idea she was '#WhiteEvangelical mom' https://t.co/hr1oKMbXRJ — Reader Adrift (@ReaderAdrift) November 7, 2018 And wrt this current administration. Media went with 'economic populism' Not #ChristianNationalism https://t.co/6xy4YQyp9i — Reader Adrift (@ReaderAdrift) November 7, 2018 Here's the Washington Post's religion writer poo pooing coverage of Dominionism as 'overhyped'. …

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