Tag Archives: Fundamentalism

METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Birthing book linked to death of Pursley baby in East Texas cult

The Texas Family Code states explicitly that parents have a duty to provide medical care to their child. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | November 10, 2014 “I have some grievous news. The Lord took her.” – … finish reading METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Birthing book linked to death of Pursley baby in East Texas cult

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METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Facing evil in
East Texas

We look at how the Church of Wells cult recruits members into its fold, and the almost total emotional control the three ‘elders’ have over the group. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | September 29, 2014 WELLS, … finish reading METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Facing evil in
East Texas

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Lamar W. Hankins :
REPORT | Child murder in Texas

Is the Church of Wells, considered by many to be a cult, sacrificing children at the altar of religious belief? By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | August 11, 2014 [Lamar Hankins was Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
REPORT | Child murder in Texas

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Lamar W. Hankins :
The dishonesty of Clemson and its football coach

Not only does coach Dabo Swinney use his personal Christian beliefs to recruit, he also uses religion to manipulate, control, and motivate his players. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | May 4, 2014 For the last half-century, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
The dishonesty of Clemson and its football coach

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Don Swift : Rick Perry and the New Apostolic Reformation

Rev. Tom Schlueter, a New Apostolic Reformation pastor, shown laying his hands on Rick Perry in front of a painting of the Battle at the Alamo. Image from Right Speak.A threat to American liberties:Rick Perry and the New Apostolic Reformation … finish reading Don Swift : Rick Perry and the New Apostolic Reformation

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Don Swift : Dominionists and the ‘Kingdom of God’

Image from The Last Crisis.A threat to American liberties:Dominionists and the ‘Kingdom of God’ They want to take over government and create a theocracy. No wonder they see nothing wrong in playing politics from the pulpit. By Don Swift / … finish reading Don Swift : Dominionists and the ‘Kingdom of God’

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Harry Targ : Fundamentalism and the Attack on Planned Parenthood

Image from Feministe.In the fundamentalist tradition:The attack on Planned Parenthood By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / February 24, 2011 Often politicians using religious dogma as their rhetorical tool, support public policies that punish poor women, women of color, … finish reading Harry Targ : Fundamentalism and the Attack on Planned Parenthood

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Robert Jensen : When Humans Play God

“Human ignorance.” Photo by Lindstol / Crestock.Technological fundamentalism: Why bad things happen when humans play God By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / February 8, 2011 If humans were smart, we would bet on our ignorance. That advice comes … finish reading Robert Jensen : When Humans Play God

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Pitchfork Populism : What Damage Will The Tea Baggers Do?

Photo from jkurt58 / Photobucket.What will they do to America?Right wing populism and the Tea BaggersBy Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / June 18, 2010 Maybe the great body of Tea Baggers cannot be reached, but we must answer … finish reading Pitchfork Populism : What Damage Will The Tea Baggers Do?

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The Christian Right : Our Founding Fathers Would be Appalled

George Washington, the Father of our Country, is memorialized in marble — totally ready to toga — on the U.S. Capitol grounds (circa 1899). The statue is now in the Smithsonian. Photo from the Library of Congress / Boston College Magazine.Today’s … finish reading The Christian Right : Our Founding Fathers Would be Appalled

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Bart Stupak and the Family : The Power of C Street

Above, the Fellowship’s house on C Street in Washington, D.C. Photo by Olivier Douliery / Abaca Press / MCT. Below, U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak. Photo by Susan Walsh / AP.The Fellowship on C Street:Bart Stupak and the impact of the … finish reading Bart Stupak and the Family : The Power of C Street

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Amazing Grace in North Carolina : Halloween Bible-Burning Bash

Graphic composite by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.It’s a Halloween bible roast!Burning ‘perversions of God’s Word’ By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2009 The Amazing Grace Baptist Church in Canton, North Carolina, has big plans … finish reading Amazing Grace in North Carolina : Halloween Bible-Burning Bash

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