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Daily Links: Conspiracy Edition

Daily Links: Conspiracy Edition

Nathan Schradle's Daily Links. Conspiracy, man. Can you dig it?

The Conscience Clause:
It’s Not Just About 750,000 Hospital Employees

There's much more at stake in the discussion about conscience clauses than who gets the bill for the pill. By Ann Neumann On January 20th Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that contraception would be covered free-of-charge in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Obama administration's stifled, delayed-release attempt at reforming health...

The Thing About Dominionism…

At The Wild Hunt Jason Pitzl-Waters gives us a wrap-up of all the Dominionism hoopla of the past few weeks.  It's a good summary and a great source if you're just now trying to figure it out.  Pitzl-Waters also goes directly to the most important aspect of this conversation:  how would the individual beliefs...

Dominionism: One More Response Response

Abby Ohlheiser: If the Book of Mormon and Romney's early campaign were a Mormon Moment, the past few weeks have been something of a "Dominionism" moment. Dominionism, a generalized term for a collection of Charismatic Christian movements that treat the structure and power of civil government, media, and other significant institutions as mission field,...

Dominionism Isn’t Just an Evangelical Thing

There's an awful lot of commentary about the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) and Dominionism lately, thanks to Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann's prayerful entry into the GOP presidential race.  Most of it is not contextualized nor historically accurate, or like this odd retort--by A. Larry Ross, Billy Graham's long-time media representative, to a Michelle Goldberg column...

Give Us This Day Our Daily Links

"I believe the Founding Fathers were moved around like men on a chessboard put in place at that time so the world could have America."
Nathan Schneider grills Judith Butler, at The Immanent Frame.
A new regulation outlawing the veil in France gets the entire "religious tolerance" thing wrong.
Sarah Posner at Religion Dispatches brings...

Shari’ah, Fearing the Unknown

In news story after news story, the fear of Islam -- and specifically of "creeping" Shari'ah law --  is confirmed in headlines.  From the Oklahoma law passed during midterm elections that banned Shari'ah (and was later blocked by a state judge) to the protest of mosques (or mosque-like buildings!) under construction...