The Baptizing of America

The Baptizing of America

The Religious Right's Plan for the Rest of Us

Book - 2006
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The Baptizing of America: Politics, Piety, and the Coming Theocracy exposes the systematic campaign by Christian fundamentalists to co-opt and take over every "room" of American society from the bedroom to the school room, hospital room, operating room, courtroom, work room, reading room and newsroom. This book focuses on the aggressive war currently being led by fundamentalist Christians to "baptize America." It is a battle that will determine whether the United States remains a spiritually vital country but without an officially established religion, or whether it will become "Christianized," a "faith-based nation" in which fundamentalist Christianity will be the sole legal dominant religion throughout the land. The war will decide whether America follows the path of many other nations and becomes a theocracy not unlike Iran and the former Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9781560257974
1560257970
Characteristics: 328 p. ;,22 cm.

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susienor Oct 23, 2015

Since there is a "Religious Right" there must be a Religious left... Ain't that funny we never ever hear about it?

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Sep 05, 2015

longer introduction from Legendary Times Books: . . . . http://www.legendarytimesbooks.com/baptizing-of-america-the-the-religious-rights-plans-for-the-rest-of-us.html
“Here, at last, are the war plans of America's own religious extremists. The Baptizing of America exposes the systematic campaign by Christian fundamentalists to co-opt and take over every “room” of American society from the bedroom to the school room, hospital room, operating room, courtroom, work room, reading room and newsroom.
This book focuses on the aggressive and well-funded war currently being led by fundamentalist Christians to “baptize America.” It is a prolonged battle that will determine whether the United States remains a spiritually vital country - but one without an officially established religion - or whether it will become “Christianized,” a “faith-based nation” in which fundamentalist Christianity will be the sole legal dominant religion throughout the land. The war will decide whether America follows the path of many other nations and becomes a theocracy, not unlike Iran and the former Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
Excerpt: "A specter is haunting America, and it is not socialism and most certainly not communism. It is the specter of Americans kneeling in submission to a particular interpretation of religion that has become an ideology, an all-encompassing way of life. It is the specter of our nation ruled by the Extreme Christian Right, who would make the United States a 'Christian Nation' where their version of God's law supersedes all human law - including the Constitution. That, more than any other force in the world today, is the immediate and profound threat to our republic."
see also: . . . .
That's Not What They Meant! - Reclaiming the Founding Fathers From America's Right Wing

by Austin, Michael, 1966-
and . . .
as an antidote to Richard Warren's book, see: . . .
"The Reason-driven Life What Am I Here on Earth For?"
author: Robert McNair Price 1954-
published by: Prometheus Books, 2006, ISBN: 1591024765 . . . ISB: 9781591024767

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