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    US Christians Speak Out Against Christian Nationalism

    Apparently, a number of Christians have gotten very concerned with the dominists, and the ones that want to impose Christianity by law.


    US Christians Speak Out Against Christian Nationalism - Ethics Daily

    Christian leaders in the U.S. are speaking out against Christian nationalism, joining an initiative spearheaded by BJC and signing on to a statement of opposition.

    “Christian nationalism harmfully suggests that to be a good American, one must be Christian or that to be a good Christian, one must be American,” said Amanda Tyler, BJC’s executive director. “BJC recognized an urgent need for a strong response from the Christian community to denounce Christian nationalism as a gross distortion of our faith and a dangerously divisive movement for our body politic.

    “Working with a number of other Christian leaders, we have developed a statement for any self-identified Christian to associate with as a way to take a stand against Christian nationalism. We hope to have a robust response from a broad diversity of Christians.”

    The statement calls Christian nationalism “a persistent threat to both our religious communities and our democracy” and “a damaging political ideology,” asserting that it distorts “both the Christian faith and America’s constitutional democracy.
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    Re: US Christians Speak Out Against Christian Nationalism

    Quote Originally Posted by RAMOSS View Post
    Apparently, a number of Christians have gotten very concerned with the dominists, and the ones that want to impose Christianity by law.


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    It almost sounds like they want to move away from White Nationalism, but they don't want to come out and say it. For fear of losing too many parishioners I would guess.

    With Evangelicals being so closely associated with a blatant racist in Trump, I bet it is hurting attendance in some of their member churches. I expect Trump supporters to largely mock it.
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    Re: US Christians Speak Out Against Christian Nationalism

    Quote Originally Posted by RAMOSS View Post
    Apparently, a number of Christians have gotten very concerned with the dominists, and the ones that want to impose Christianity by law.


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    Not given: evidence that "Christian nationalism" as defined is any widespread phenonemon, or indeed, the province of more than a handful of bobbleheads.

    I mean, "to be a good Christian, one must be American"? Who makes that claim? Some Twitter rando or two?
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    It sounds like a handful of dying liberal churches inventing a boogeyman of the true faithful and then seeking praise from liberal atheists for “opposing it”
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    Re: US Christians Speak Out Against Christian Nationalism

    Good, but it means nothing if they continue to vote republicans that pander to the racists all so they can get "more tax breaks' or can jam the courts with right wing hacks that will allow them to force their morality on everybody else.

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    What the actual **** is “Christian Nationalism?”
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    Re: US Christians Speak Out Against Christian Nationalism

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
    What the actual **** is “Christian Nationalism?”
    The same thing as Hindu Nationalism


    The idea that laws and policies should be enacted based purely on said religion. That the government should promote said religion, and work to exclude other religions if possible.

    See Iran for a good example of religious nationalism
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    The same thing as Hindu Nationalism


    The idea that laws and policies should be enacted based purely on said religion. That the government should promote said religion, and work to exclude other religions if possible.

    See Iran for a good example of religious nationalism
    Sounds pretty anti 1st Amendment.
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    Re: US Christians Speak Out Against Christian Nationalism

    This is just a variation of many to come that try to paint Republicans as racists and/or xenophobes. It WILL be the Democrats number one campaign stratagem. Hell, it already is.
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    Re: US Christians Speak Out Against Christian Nationalism

    Quote Originally Posted by stevecanuck View Post
    This is just a variation of many to come that try to paint Republicans as racists and/or xenophobes. It WILL be the Democrats number one campaign stratagem. Hell, it already is.
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