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1/ This Charisma magazine author is saying that those who voted for Obama (or did not vote) in 2002 and 2012 are "allies of Satan and evil." It's demonizing people who won't vote for Trump in 2020. He says, "electing wicked and evil politicians...…
2/ ...for president is nearly equivalent to absolving Satan from his sins and letting him into the White House...We can save the church and the nation. But... if we finally preach the real gospel and Christians still vote Democrat, then they didn't really repent." #ChristianRight
3/ And of course, there is also a "civil war" coming: "Unless a nation of useful idiots wake up and come to their senses, we are headed for a civil war. There are far too many unreasonable and wicked men within our shores and in positions of authority."

#uspolitics #vote202
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1/ I am currently reading Steven K. Green's book: "Inventing A Christian America. The Myth of the Religious Founding" (2015). I won't be writing a systematic review of he book, but will quoting, from time to time, portions that stand out for me.
2/ One thing to note is that "myth" means "an explanation of events that assists in the development of a cultural and national identity... myths legitimize the past while they provide a unifying narrative for a distinct people" (viii). It's the same thing in my field of research.
3/ This explains why the Christian Right is pushing their Christian Nationalist agenda through initiatives like Project Blitz: "According to a 2008 study by the First Amendement Center, over 50 percent of Americans believe that the U.S. Constitution created a Christian nation...
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Proud to see this tweet/blog post on @BulwarkOnline’s irresponsible normalization of authoritarian evangelicals included in today’s Abbreviated Pundit Round-Up by @DemFromCT on @dailykos.

#NeverTrump #Exvangelical #ChristianRight #WednesdayMotivation #WednesdayWisdom
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1/ Here's my first @YouTube video of 2019. I discuss what can be expected this year in Canadian politics and the role religion could play in the political landscape of the country. If you enjoy these videos, please share, like and consider subscribing!

2/ As a complementary reading, you can check-out my co-written text with @afebresg on the political impact of the Christian Right, published in the @ConversationCA last December.

#ChristianRight #uspoli #cndpoli #onpoli #abpoli…
3/ We were both also interviewed by @rick_gibbons on @1310NEWS about our Conversation article.…
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1/ As we are ending the year, here's a thread on my public scholarship in 2018. Here you'll find on-camera interviews, radio and print interviews, videos, and op-eds. Hope this can be useful.

#PublicScholarship #ChristianRight #ReligiousViolence #Fundamentalism
2/ On January 23, I was interviewed concerning a seminar I started at Concordia on political and religious violence. Information about the seminar was featured in a French article by @YvesCasgrain for @PresenceInfo.…
3/ On January 30, I was interviewed on "The Drive Time" in the UK on "The Voice of Islam" radio show. I discussed an article I co-wrote with @4ngl3rf1sh at the end of 2017 entitled, "How the Islamic State uses ‘virtual lessons’ to build loyalty."…
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