Note: This is the first in a three-part series on religious hysteria in America and the spiritual warfare of Puritanical conservatism against socialism and the Indigenous Peoples Movement. As spiritual warriors like Sarah Palin battle to create a theocracy in the United States and bring on the Apocalypse in Palestine, American Indians are caught between […]
Evangelicals — Protestant Christians including both Fundamentalists and Pentecostals — are self-described as “born again.” The term evangelical literally means gospel or good news, which Evangelicals actively spread near and far. While some Evangelicals limit their evangelism to spreading the news of salvation, others spread the gospel of damnation. While Fundamentalists are frequently racist and […]
Brazil has long had a Pentecostal problem, but the recent appointment of an Assembly of God pastor to head the Human Rights and Minorities Commission does not bode well for gays, blacks or indigenous peoples. As Jandira Queiroz reports, a racist, homophobic, Pentecostal prophet could never have made it that far without the pandering of […]
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