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Christian Nationalism

Although many American Christians will insist the U.S. flag belongs in their churches’ sanctuaries, displaying the flag in church compromises Christianity. It’s worth the fight to remove the flag from your sanctuary. […] Read More

The founders of the United States didn’t rely on the Ten Commandments to forge our nation’s laws. Indeed, their goal was to ensure religion would neither control government nor contend with unnecessary government entanglement. […] Read More

Christian nationalism in the US conflates a distorted view of Christianity and a political ideology that romanticizes parts of the nation’s history. Christian nationalism betrays our national motto, “e pluribus unum.” […] Read More

Christian nationalism seeks to close the doors to migrants and refugees. In today’s toxic religious and political environment, Christian nationalism aligns more closely with those who opposed Jesus, not those who followed him. […] Read More

Indonesia and the US are diverse countries, both undermined by nationalism. In the US, the insidious lies of Christian nationalists are that God only favors Christians and that those who are not must be converted or sent back home. […] Read More

Christian nationalism seeks to divide God’s children, raising an elected segment over that of others. It was wrong when my Native American great-grandmother and her sister were subjected to it, and it’s wrong today. […] Read More

The ethnic nationalism being bred by the current presidential regime cannot go unchallenged, and seminaries and schools of theology can offer the prophetic word through a new generation of ministers. […] Read More

As we focus on Christian nationalism, it’s also vital to confront our Christian privilege. Like white privilege, it’s hard for Christians to see their Christian privilege. Like the air we breathe, we don’t see it or think about it. […] Read More

With Christian fundamentalists proposing state laws to erode church-state separation and promote Christian nationalism, we must be ready to testify against such bills – and not back down. […] Read More

The temptation in Christian nationalism is to believe that when God makes our nation great, it will be good for other nations. And with that ‘benevolent’ logic, what ill could not be committed in the name of the greater good? […] Read More