A Brief History of Fundamentalist Christianity in the USA

When we talk about the history of Fundamentalism & rightwing Politics, we have to go all the way back to the mid-to-late 1800s, when both Darwin’s theory of evolution AND the field of archaeology’s discoveries led to a controversy over the reliability of the Bible to give Western societies a proper account of humanity’s origins. …

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Bill Gothard’s Ambassador Hotel (IBLP) in Dallas Burns in 4 Alarm Fire

#AmbassadorHotel ... at some point in time 'housed' 3 US Presidents. A 4 alarm fire broke out at approximately 1:00 AM ON 5/28/2018. The building is owned by Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP) 🤦🏻‍♀️https://t.co/Ki7uS1BTjA pic.twitter.com/7qztUionb0 — ☆ KELLI ☆ (@kelli_fustos) May 28, 2019 In 2014 #BillGothard resigned after there were allegations reported of #SexualAbuse …

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A Distinguished Taylor University Alumnus Speaks Out on the Pence Invitation – the way of improvement leads home

A Distinguished Taylor University Alumnus Speaks Out on the Pence Invitation – the way of improvement leads home — Read on thewayofimprovement.com/2019/04/16/a-distinguished-taylor-university-alumnus-speaks-out-on-the-pence-invitation/amp/

How an Old Religious Idea “Trickles Down” into Contemporary American Politics | Roger E. Olson

How an Old Religious Idea “Trickles Down” into Contemporary American Politics One of my observant and astute blog visitors pointed me to the current issue of The Atlantic—an influential American magazine filled with in depth cultural and political analysis and commentary. The following article in the December 5, 2017 — Read on http://www.patheos.com/blogs/rogereolson/2017/12/old-religious-idea-trickles-contemporary-american-politics/

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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