Andrew Sullivan has it right. With a few extra words from Paul Tillich, and applied to the Christian dominionist nationalism practiced & preached by the radical right. Continue reading
I have a B.A. in Religion. That was one result of looking for “the answer.” I eventually found my answer. And sometimes, as now, I have to talk with people very dear to me, whose answer is different.
Today’s tweets were dominated by news of yesterday’s magnitude 7 earthquake in Haiti, the idiotic statement about the earthquake by Christianist Pat Robertson, & the Prop 8 trial in California.
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How can we help the people of Haiti in the aftermath of yesterday’s devastating earthquake? By sending them assistance — not by blaming them, as Christianist lackwit Pat Robertson so predictably does.
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I first used this term in the post “The new Carrie Prejean?” I’m using often enough that it seems helpful to break the definition I used there out into a separate post. Christianist is a term I first heard from … Continue reading