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An Epidemic of Politics

Publication Date:

January 31, 2003

Abstract:

The editor of Science, the voice of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, complains about the Bush administration's abuse of science for ideological purposes....

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Chosen People: How Israel Became a Favorite Cause of Christian Right

Publication Date:

May 23, 2002

Abstract:

Describes fundamentalist Christian support for the territorial expansion of Israel....

Jesus and Jihad

Publication Date:

July 17, 2004

Abstract:

"If a Muslim were to write an Islamic version of [Timothy LaHaye's] "Glorious Appearing" [latest book in the 'Left behind' series] and publish it in Saudi Arabia, jubilantly describing a massacre of millions of non-Muslims by God, we would have a fit. We have quite properly linked the fundamentalist...

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Evangelical Crusaders Prepare to Fight Islam with Aid and a Bible

Authors:

Gumbel, Andrew

Publication Date:

April 22, 2003

Abstract:

Describes Christian missionaries in Iraq after the U.S. invasion....

The Sin of Pride

Authors:

Marty, Martin E.

Publication Date:

March 10, 2003

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A historian and Lutheran minister expresses concern about President Bush's rhetoric indicating that Mr. Bush believes he has been sent by God on a mission into Iraq....

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The Defiance of Science

Authors:

Buncombe, Andrew

Publication Date:

June 29, 2004

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Describes a petition by 4000 scientists objecting to the "unprecedented" abuses of science by the administration of President George W. Bush....

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Odd Bedfellows

Publication Date:

August 12, 2002

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Describes fundamentalist Christian support for Israeli territorial expansion into Palestinian lands....

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Absolute Truth

Authors:

Perl, Peter

Publication Date:

May 13, 2001

Abstract:

Revealing biography of Tom Delay, Republic Majority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mr. Delay is a former pesticide applicator who ran for Congress because he didn't like federal pesticide regulations. He is known in Congress as "The hammer" and "The terminator" because of his relentl...

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The Jesus Landing Pad

Authors:

Perlstein, Rick

Publication Date:

May 18, 2004

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Describes White House officials seeking advice about middle east policy from fundamentalist Christians....

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Bush and God

Authors:

Fineman, Howard

Publication Date:

March 3, 2003

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Describes some of President George W. Bush's religious beliefs....

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