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The worst-case scenario is unfolding in Egypt, where the Muslim Brotherhood has broken its pledge not to seek the presidency. Since the ouster of Mr. Mubarak, however, many younger and … Continue Reading Fundamentalists never tolerate moderation
Today 33% of young people are religiously unaffiliated, as compared with 12% in the 1970s. In other words: Youth as such is not the only factor in making individuals flee the churches. … Continue Reading Christianity’s biggest enemy? Christians
Before you can join the Laurens County, S.C. Republican Party you must sign a pledge that includes the following provisions: You must favor, and live up to, abstinence before marriage. … Continue Reading The Christian takeover of the GOP is nearly complete
The co-star of the Dudley Moore classic “Like Father, Like Son” presents the fundamentalist take on America’s founding.
For years the GOP has placated the religious right, even as Christian fundamentalists have steered the movement to the fringe. On a national level, at least, that constituency has been … Continue Reading The problem with constituencies
One Million Moms, a front group for the Christian fundamentalist American Family Association, is “offended” by JC Penney’s decision to hire Ellen DeGeneres as a spokesperson. By jumping on the … Continue Reading The petty bigotry of one million moms
Make no mistake — Michele Bachmann is a religious fundamentalist. Her worldview has been shaped by far-right philosophers like J. Steven Wilkins. Wilkins is the leading proponent of the theory … Continue Reading Michele Bachmann’s influences