Dominionism, Quiverfull (RELIGIOUS ABUSE)
SELECT TOPICS, ARTICLES WITH OR WITHOUT EXCERPTED SUMMARIES The Daily Beast 2011/08/14 Dominionism: Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry’s Dangerous Religious Bond. By Michelle Goldberg 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.” dangerous-religious-bond.html Huffington Post 2011/09/01 Five Facts About Dominionism. By Daniel Burke 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. Patheos 2018/07 Dominionist Theology: A Guide to Theocracy for Secularists-Part 1 part-1/ Christian Reconstructionism: The Template for Modern American Theocracy-Part 2. By Steve Barry (2011) 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) everything/ Theocracy Watch: Dominionism and other topics on the Religious Right 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 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 Phillips, Kevin. American Theocracy QUIVERFULL MOVEMENT Fundamental Christian Abuses It Happened to me: I Escaped The "Quiverfull" Fundamentalist Christian Cult The end of my life as a "Bride of Christ" came when I visited a domestic violence shelter. Author: Vyckie Garrison (October 2014) Excerpt: Based on a literalist interpretation of Psalm 127, Quiverfull families eschew all forms of birth control. They have a high regard for the patriarchal family structure found in the Old Testament which emphasizes hierarchy, authority and strict gender roles for men, women, boys and girls Excerpt: Some Quiverfull kids are making the break, too. Growing up in a Quiverfull home means being raised by a narcissistic father and having a mother with a huge martyr complex. Excerpt: I have also created my own blog, No Longer Quivering, which I began as a way to process my Quiverfull life and try to understand how I’d come to embrace such a fanatical lifestyle. The response was surprisingly phenomenal and over time, NLQ has grown to into something like a movement of women escaping and healing from spiritual abuse. RESOURCES Links Lists religious-bond.html theocracy/ Updates: Quiverfull: 2022/03/23 Quiverfull added; 2022/03/22 page started moved from River Gold dot net Dominionism: From River Gold: 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 Earlier River Gold updates-dominionism_religious issues_humanissues_thegoldenrivernet_ updates_02/07/2017_ 06/16/2016 to top/menu
Topics (Sample) o It Happened to me: I Escaped The "Quiverfull" Fundamentalist Christian Cult. The end of my life as a "Bride of Christ" came when I visited a domestic violence shelter. Author: Vyckie Garrison-October 2014 o Dominionism: Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry’s Dangerous Religious Bond. The Daily Beast-2011/08/14 o Five Facts About Dominionism. Huffington Post-2011/09/01 o Dominionist Theology: A Guide to Theocracy for Secularists-Part 1 Patheos-2018/07 o Dominionism and other topics on the Religious Right Resources o Links List o Books
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