Christians against Christianity : how right-wing Evangelicals are destroying our nation and our faith / Obery M. Hendricks, Jr.
- ISBN: 9780807057407
- ISBN: 0807057401
- ISBN: 9780807055601
- ISBN: 0807055603
- Physical Description: xx, 204 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 
- Copyright: ©2021
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction -- We have no king but Caesar: genuflecting at strange altars -- You will know them by their fruits: the strange fruit of right-wing evangelicalism -- Who do you say I am?: right-wing evangelicals' dangerous misappropriation of Jesus -- A new commandment I give you: that you love one another: right-wing evangelicals, homosexuality, and marriage equality -- I have other sheep not in this fold: right-wing evangelicals and the demonization of immigrants and Muslims -- You shall not add to the word which I command you: right-wing evangelicals, abortion, and the meaning of "pro-life" -- Thou shalt not murder: the unholy alliance between right-wing evangelicals and the NRA -- The workman is worthy of his keep: the unholy alliance of big business and right-wing evangelicals -- Epilogue: A spirit of Antichrist.
"Shows the many ways today's right-wing evangelical Christianity is the antithesis of the message of Jesus, and how their dangerous and false of the Christian faith is destroying both the faith and American society"-- Provided by publisher.
Hendricks Jr. challenges right-wing evangelicals on their own religious claims, exposing the falsehoods, contradictions, and misuses of the Bible that are embedded in their rabid homophobia, their poorly veiled racism and demonizing of immigrants and Muslims, and their ungodly alliance with big business against the interests of American workers. In the wake of the deadly insurrectionist attack on the US Capitol, he provides a clarion call to stand up to the hypocrisy of the evangelical right, as well as a guide for Christians to return their faith to the life-affirming message that Jesus brought and died for. -- adapted from jacket
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