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The USA's Christian majority is shrinking

Although there are more avowed Christians in the United States than in any other country, the U.S. Christian majority in the United States is shrinking, Pew Research Center reports. 325 more words

Religion

Christianity in America - #2

“This is the era of niche marketing, and Jesus is a niche. … W. is checking Jesus’ numbers, and Jesus is polling well in Iowa. Christ is the new wedge issue.”  1,059 more words

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George Will: Mike Huckabee’s Appalling Crusade

Washington Post In the 1950s, during one of his two campaigns as the Democrats’ presidential nominee, Adlai Stevenson was invited to address a gathering of Baptists in Houston, where in 1960 John Kennedy would address a group of Protestant ministers to refute charges that his Catholicism rendered him unfit to be president. 143 more words

Politics

Christian America Is an Invention

Here’s a little reminder from One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America by Kevin Kruse. Kruse has a lot to say in his book but the bottom line, as this excerpt presents, is that the United States was not founded on Christian values and the religious movement was created by commercialism and business during the 1950s. 920 more words

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The Politics of Hellfire in America: Puritans Past and Present    

During almost fifteen centuries has the legal establishment of Christianity been on trial. What have been its fruits? More or less, in all places, pride and indolence in the clergy; ignorance and servility in laity; in both, superstition, bigotry, and persecution.

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