SOURCE: New York Review of Books
Victimhood and Vengeance: The Reactionary Roots of Christian Nationalism
by Linda Greenhouse
Three books offer illuminating and distressing insight on the eruption of Christian nationalism, a "deep story" in American cultural history that, when its adherents feel denied the power they expect, guides potentially violent vengeance.
SOURCE: The Bulwark
So Close and Yet Shofar: Where Does MAGA Go From Here?
by Annika Brockschmidt and Thomas Lecaque
There is not likely to be any course correction after the defeat of Trump-endorsed candidates as long as they continue to double down on false accusations of election fraud and rally around symbols of Christian nationalism.
SOURCE: National Catholic Reporter
Conference of "National Conservative" Academics and Politicians Lays Out New Right Agenda
At one recent conference, a new conservative agenda based on an overtly religious set of moral restrictions, pronatalist public policy, opposition to globalization and attacks on "woke" was discussed.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
Alito's Battle Against Secular Society is Just Getting Started
"Some baby boomers were permanently shaped by their participation in the countercultural protests and the antiwar activism of the nineteen-sixties and seventies. Others were shaped by their aversion to those movements. Justice Samuel Alito belongs to the latter category."
SOURCE: The Nation
Theocracy Now! The Forgotten Influence of L. Brent Bozell on the Right
Long overshadowed by compatriot (and brother-in-law) William F. Buckley, Bozell's aggressive advocacy of theocratic reaction was a key wellspring of resurgent Christian nationalism, particularly its Catholic varieties.
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
The Imminent Demise of Roe Signals More Christian Nationalist Attacks on Secular America
by David Sehat
Christian conservatives are targeting not just abortion or contraception, but the broader idea of a secular American republic.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Capitol Attack Pushed Christian Nationalism to Center of Shifting Far-Right Movement
Christian nationalism, particularly the sense that America's white, Christian identity is threatened, is a force uniting disparate strains of the far right and a potential bridge between extremists and millions of American Evangelicals, say scholars Kelly J. Baker and Anthea Butler.
Thomas Zimmer: One-Party Theocratic Authoritarian Takeover is a Real Risk
"I think the idea that Democrats could get the support of white conservative voters by focusing on governing well, by emphasizing “pocketbook issues,” underestimates the depth of the ideological struggle that we are witnessing."
What Awaits Us If Pence Replaces Trump?
by Michael A. Genovese
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