Category Archives: Fundamentalist Christianity

Evil Necessary to “Push” Us into God

The evangelical Christian support of Trump has been a sore point for me, given my background in fundamentalist Christianity and a continued emphasis in personal faith.  The evangelical trope, “The Lord has raised him up” to restore our country to … Continue reading

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“S.N.L., Be Nicer to Sarah Sanders or Mike’s Gonna Git You.”

Saturday Night Live again crossed a line for me last night, this time with the hapless Trump Press Secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders.  There is so much she makes available for lampoon–her personality style and shameless lying to name but two.  … Continue reading

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Jen Hatmaker, a Courageous Evangelical Woman!

Jen Hatmaker, a noted female evangelical writer and speaker, has become a persona non grata with evangelicals as she has chastised them for their hypocrisy with Trumpism and then even dared to announce that she supports same-sex marriage.  Her children … Continue reading

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T.S. Eliot, “Oh the Shame of Motives Late Revealed…”

The Roy Moore spectacle in Alabama is put a spin-off of the block-buster series now showing world-wide, The Trump Show.  But like all spin-off tv shows and movies, the Roy Moore saga is cut from the same bolt of cloth … Continue reading

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“Manifest Destiny,” National Hubris, and Trumpism

Axios reported this morning that the Trump administration is now arguing that the President cannot be guilty of obstruction of justice because the constitution declares he is the chief law enforcement officer of the land.  Early in the Trumpian onslaught … Continue reading

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Religious and Cultural Bondage

Biblical literalism is very much related to what I see as a cultural literalism in my country.  Many conservative people, especially in Alabama at present moment, are seeing their world in such literal terms that they are oblivious to the … Continue reading

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N. Korea: Warmbier’s Tragedy “A Mystery to Us Too”

Wow, now who can lie like this with a straight face?  Now who does this make you think of?  North Korea kidnapped this young man, obviously tortured and abused him, then shipped him back to his family in a coma, … Continue reading

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