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The Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party -- web addresses of all 20 chapters

Authors:

Bokaer, Joan

Publication Date:

May 18, 2004

Abstract:

This one-page document provides the web addresses of all 20 chapters of Joan Bokaer's, "The Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party."...

A Gospel According to the Earth

Authors:

Hitt, Jack

Publication Date:

July 1, 2003

Abstract:

Environmentalism is a rival to the power that religion has traditionally held in people's lives, a "new scaffolding for knowing things and creating values."...

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A Gospel According to the Earth, (HTM, 70 KB)

Texas State Republican Party Platform 2004

Publication Date:

January 1, 2004

Abstract:

This document defines the core beliefs and legislative agenda of the Republican Party of Texas. If you want to know where the "religious right" and the "conservative right" in the U.S. hope they are are headed, look here....

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Texas State Republican Party Platform 2004, (PDF, 576 KB)

George W. Christ?

Publication Date:

May 5, 2003

Abstract:

Describes George W. Bush, when he was governor of Texas, mocking and laughing at the pathetic plea of a woman on death row in Texas begging for her life....

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George W. Christ?, (TXT, 12 KB)

Rolling Back the 20th Century

Authors:

Greider, William

Publication Date:

May 12, 2003

Abstract:

Describes the far right's political agenda, to repeal the liberal reforms of the 20th century and return the U.S. to the way it was before William McKinley was president....

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Rolling Back the 20th Century, (TXT, 33 KB)

Bush Told He is Playing into Bin Laden's Hands

Authors:

Borger, Julian

Publication Date:

June 19, 2004

Abstract:

Describes a book ("Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror" to be published July 4, 2004) by an anonymous U.S. intelligence official who says it is inevitable that Al Qaida will acquire weapons of mass destruction, probably including nuclear weapons, and that Al Qaida could not hop...

The Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party -- web addresses of all 20 chapters

Authors:

Bokaer, Joan

Publication Date:

June 18, 2004

Abstract:

This one-page document provides the web addresses for all 20 chapter of Joan Bokaer's "The Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party."...

Theocratic Dominionism Gains Influence

Publication Date:

May 1, 1994

Abstract:

Describes a Christian movement ("reconstructionism" or "dominionism") that aims to replace the U.S. government with a new government based on the Christian Bible. Some of this group's ideas are embodied in the 2004 Platform of the Republic Party of Texas (which can be found in this library) and in...

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Theocratic Dominionism Gains Influence, (TXT, 59 KB)

Introduction to Some Sources of Conflict in the Middle eastt

Authors:

Montague, Peter

Publication Date:

June 17, 2004

Abstract:

Bare-bones listing of URLs for some basic articles on sources of conflict in the Middle East. For anyone wanting basic historical facts about the Arab-Israeli conflict and the role played by U.S. Christian Zionists and Dispensationalists....

War Out of Compassion

Publication Date:

February 17, 2003

Abstract:

Germany's version of Time Magazine describes the role of religion in George W. Bush's presidency, including his foreign policy....

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War Out of Compassion, (TXT, 35 KB)
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