“Simply biblical”: The sacred us vs. them narrative in Cru’s anti-CRT publication

This is my second post on the recent Campus Crusade aka Cru anti-CRT publication, written by around 65 Cru staff members and leaders, representing the views of at least 350 Cru staff. I first came across this Cru document after some light digging revealed that Cru leaders were requiring staff to sign NDAs, sometimes in … Continue reading “Simply biblical”: The sacred us vs. them narrative in Cru’s anti-CRT publication

QAnon, Christian apocalypticism and the threat to US Democracy

Dr. Helen Paynter and I have written a post on Christian white supremacy, for the Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence. Here is a short excerpt. Visit CSBV for our full analysis and discussion. ... in this post we’ll discuss some of the ways members of a movement like white supremacist nationalism can co-opt religious … Continue reading QAnon, Christian apocalypticism and the threat to US Democracy

Archaic Language and Religious Nationalism

It seems an overly obvious move to write about the religous language of the American author, speaker, and conservative radio host Eric Metaxas. I feel kindof gross about it, actually. The man is so over the top in his religious language behaviour that it doesn't seem particularly interesting or worthy of much discussion really. https://twitter.com/ericmetaxas/status/1310092235845894145Continue reading Archaic Language and Religious Nationalism