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Updates: 2018/11/19 Dominionism Page shifted from Religious issues as a group of topics to this single page as part of overall re-org of section DOMINIONISM QUICK LINKS http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/08/14/dominionism-michele-bachmann-and-rick-perry-s-dangerous-religious- bond.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/01/5-facts-about-dominionism_n_945601.html http://www.theocracywatch.org/introduction2.htm http://www.thenation.com/authors/michelle-goldberg/ https://www.patheos.com/blogs/infernal/2018/07/dominionist-theology-a-guide-to-theocracy-for-secularists-part-1/ https://www.patheos.com/blogs/infernal/2018/07/christian-reconstructionism-the-template-for-modern-american-theocracy/ https://www.patheos.com/blogs/infernal/2018/07/dominionism-in-america-3-satan-gets-blamed-for-everything/ EXCERPTED SUMMARIES The Daily Beast:  Dominionism: Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry’s Dangerous Religious Bond.  By Michelle Goldberg (2011/08/14) http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/08/14/dominionism-michele-bachmann-and-rick-perry-s-dangerous-religious- bond.html Excerpt:  Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry aren't just devout—both have deep ties to a fringe fundamentalist movement known as Dominionism, which says Christians should rule the world….Put simply, Dominionism means that Christians have a God-given right to rule all earthly institutions. Originating among some of America’s most radical theocrats, it’s long had an influence on religious-right education and political organizing. But because it seems so outré, getting ordinary people to take it seriously can be difficult. Most writers, myself included, who explore it have been called paranoid….Its members “believe Christians—certain Christians—are destined to not just take ‘dominion’ over government, but stealthily climb to the commanding heights of what they term the ‘Seven Mountains’ of society, including the media and the arts and entertainment world.” http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/08/14/dominionism-michele-bachmann-and-rick-perry-s-dangerous-religious- bond.html Huffington Post: Five Facts About Dominionism. By Daniel Burke (2011/09/01) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/01/5-facts-about-dominionism_n_945601.html Excerpt:  The term “Dominionism” was popularized in the 1990s by scholars and journalists, who applied it to conservative Christians seeking political power. It derives from the Book of Genesis, in which God tells Adam and Eve to have “dominion” over the Earth and its animals. “Dominionism” generally describes the belief that Christians are biblically mandated to control all earthly institutions until the second coming of Jesus.  Experts identify two main schools of Dominionism: Christian Reconstructionists, who believe biblical law, including stoning as punishment for adultery and other transgressions, should replace secular law; and the New Apostolic Reformation, which advocates for Christians to “reclaim the seven mountains of culture”: government, religion, media, family, business, education, and arts and entertainment. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/01/5-facts-about-dominionism_n_945601.html Patheos: Dominionist Theology: A Guide to Theocracy for Secularists-Part 1 https://www.patheos.com/blogs/infernal/2018/07/dominionist-theology-a-guide-to-theocracy-for-secularists-part-1/ Christian Reconstructionism: The Template for Modern American Theocracy-Part 2.  By Steve Barry (2011) https://www.patheos.com/blogs/infernal/2018/07/christian-reconstructionism-the-template-for-modern-american- theocracy/ Excerpt: As I mentioned in Part 1, many religious and secular critics on the subject have conflated Dominionism with Christian Reconstructionism as if they are the same thing. While incorrect, this is understandable. Christian Reconstructionism is a type of Dominionism. Dominionism in America 3, Satan Gets Blamed for Everything. By Jack Matirko(2018/07/30) https://www.patheos.com/blogs/infernal/2018/07/dominionism-in-america-3-satan-gets-blamed-for-everything/ Theocracy Watch:  Dominionism and other topics on the Religious Right http://www.theocracywatch.org/introduction2.htm Mentions:  Karl Rove,  Tim LaHaye, Paul Weyrich Excerpt of Section on this site’s topic: In this section: War on Secular Society Dominion Mandate Who is the Theocratic Right Estimate of political strength Why We Should Care http://www.theocracywatch.org/introduction2.htm BOOKS Dominionism Goldberg, Michelle.  Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism Excerpt on Michelle Goldberg:Michelle Goldberg was formerly a senior contributing writer at The Nation. She is the author of three books: Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism, a finalist for the NYPL’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism; The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World, which won the J. Anthony Lukas Work-In-Progress Award and the Ernesta Dinker Ballard Book Prize; and The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West. Her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Washington Post and many other publications.   From http://www.thenation.com/authors/michelle-goldberg/ Phillips, Kevin.  American Theocracy
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