Christianity it's own worst threat?
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1   P N Dr Lo R   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 20, 8:35am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

white Christianity
Is the counterpart today of Germany's Jews in the 1930's.
2   Quigley   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 20, 9:05am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Clearly every white Christian is a member of the Westboro Baptist Church, hates gays and immigrants, and is meaner than junkyard cockatoo.

Just like all Muslims are terrorists.

See what we learned today? Thanks WaPoo!
3   NuttBoxer   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 20, 11:32am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Puritanism has never allowed for the grace of Christ's message to be fully understood in most American churches. It has been, and is still true that one of the biggest turn-offs to the message of God is followers who profess Christ with their lips, but lead lives in stark contrast with his teachings.
4   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 20, 5:54pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

Quigley says
Clearly every white Christian is a member of the Westboro Baptist Church

You're getting a little defensive. He's talking specifically about the evangelicals and cites various polls to back up the claims. He didn't get the ideas out of thin air.
5   BayAreaObserver   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 29, 3:37pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

How the religious right shaped American politics: 6 essential reads.

In 2017 an evangelical perspective influenced many political decisions, as President Donald Trump embraced the key constituency that voted overwhelmingly in his favor.

Earlier in the year Trump made several other announcements keeping in mind his conservative Christian supporters. He nominated Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, a conservative judge, to the Supreme Court. He also brought evangelical Christian leader Jerry Falwell Jr. to head the White House education reform task force, and Betsy DeVos, a conservative advocate of school choice, to serve as secretary of education.

As mainstream media outlets covered how Trump was embracing evangelical politics, at The Conversation we strived to provide historical context to these developments, as the following six articles exemplify.

1. History of the end-times narrative. Trump’s move on Jerusalem was widely understood as being linked to a biblical prophecy.

2. The Moral Majority. Evangelicals have for decades played a prominent role in American politics. As the senior director of research and evaluation at USC Dornsife Richard Flory​ wrote, President Trump’s appointing Jerry Falwell Jr. to spearhead education reform is best explained by his family’s legacy.

3. Billy Graham and Eisenhower. Before Falwell, it was evangelist Billy Graham who left a deep impact on conservative politics.

4. Christian movements. Besides these prominent individual conservative voices, there are other Christian groups trying to shape American politics and the religious landscape.

Two of our contributors pointed in particular to a fast-growing Christian movement, that aims to bring God’s perfect society to Earth by placing “kingdom-minded people” in “powerful positions at the top of all sectors of society.”

5. History of pluralism. Over the past year our scholars also pointed out how American politicians – starting with the nation’s founding fathers – have strived to be inclusive.

University of Texas historian Denise A. Spellberg told the story of a 22-year-old Thomas Jefferson purchasing a copy of the Quran, when he was a law student in Williamsburg, Virginia, 11 years before drafting the Declaration of Independence.

6. An inclusive nation? Coming to the present, the question is how far has President Trump shifted the rhetoric of inclusiveness?
6   TwoScoopsPlissken   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 29, 3:44pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

How many Public Universities have embraced Christianity as official doctrine?

There are many officials of Diversity, which is a political ideology based on New Left's hijacking of Marxism. How many officials of Christianity are there?

The Born Agains are so 80s and 90s, and they never dominated Corporate or Academic Life. Third Worldism and Diversity (aka Reverse Colonialism) dominates both today.

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