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Religious Right: The Greatest Threat to Democracy

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This book is a timely expose on the Religious Right that gives insight into the network's blueprint for America. From Christian Reconstructionists, Dominionists, Quiverfull, Seven Mountains Mandate, the attacks on public schools, to birth control becoming a hot button issue, find out the leaders of the movement and their tactics. This book explains, and documents, a stealt ...more
Paperback, 394 pages
Published 2012 by Blazing Sword Publishing, Ltd. (first published January 1st 2011)
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Jul 17, 2013 Book rated it really liked it
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Religious Right: The Greatest Threat to Democracy by A.F. Alexander

“Religious Right: The Greatest Threat to Democracy" is an excellent expose of the Religious Right's agenda to replace Democracy for Theocracy. This is a very ambitious book that delves into the multi-pronged agenda of the Religious Right; it meticulously covers their tactics, the main players behind this ominous movement and provides readers with tools on how to protect our democracy. A.F. Alexander has crafted a well-rounded rep
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Feb 06, 2013 Danns rated it it was amazing
First, a bit about the writing itself and the Kindle version. This book is long, very long, and at some points I think a bit more editing could have pared it down somewhat and removed redundancy. On the otherhand, the writing style is very approachable to a wide audience. Whle rife with from primary sources, the book is not weighed down to the point of being disjointed. The layout translated well to the Kindle but there are some typos and curious grammatical quarks that I believe are more attrib ...more
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Aug 31, 2016 Connie rated it it was amazing
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The author knows what he is talking about. This is an explanatory excerpt where he presents his bona fides.

"Who am I to write a book on the Religious Right? I was a member of the Religious Right, graduated from a church-sponsored Bible institute, sat in Religious Right pews, taught Sunday school to their children, and was a church secretary, and even wrote for the church’s monthly publication, and became its editor. Even in my college years, I was an early Religious Right follower, and was fully
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Dawn
Jul 04, 2016 Dawn rated it really liked it
This book made me so mad. Not mad at the author--mad at the forces he was exposing to me. I have known about Dominionists and the Seven Mountains for some time, but I did not realize the extent to which they have already eroded so many of our freedoms and the separation of church and state. Nor did I comprehend fully their final goal--to basically create a Calvinistic world. Yes, that's WORLD, not state.

Lest you think I'm overreacting, the book indicts the Religious Right with their own words.
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Mike
Oct 09, 2012 Mike rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You must read this book. It is written in a popular form and well organized. It explains Dominionism and its' dangers of by attempting to mix church with state, which so far, has been very successful.
Linda F Meyer Abbott
Religiously Right on Target

An indispensable source of accurate and alarming facts about the religious rights efforts to turn the United States into a theocracy.
Mark Ekdahl
Nov 23, 2016 Mark Ekdahl rated it really liked it
Essential encyclopedic historical compliation, could use better writing and editing, less repetition.
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Mar 02, 2014 Joe rated it it was amazing
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Excellent book. It showed and proved everything wrong with the religious right. e need to kick those haters off the planet!
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