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The Paranoid Mindset of the Religious Right and the “Worldview” that Fosters It

If one pays attention to the recent rhetoric of the Religious Right, one notices a predictable pattern. Not only does the movement loudly denounce things it doesn’t approve of, but it conjures up images of persecution. Its shrillness exemplifies a … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Colsons

In the wake of Chuck Colson’s death, we hear a lot about the two Colsons. The theme usually comes in the form of a stark contrast: the Chuck Colson sullied by his early political misdeeds versus the Colson redeemed by his … Continue reading

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Rick Santorum’s Theology

Whatever Rick Santorum’s fate may be in the presidential sweepstakes, it’s obvious that he has risen to prominence by promoting a theology that resonates with the far right. Guided by its assumptions, Santorum has offered a religious critique of mainstream secular culture. … Continue reading

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