The Theology of Government Shutdown: Christian Dominionism

At The Huffington Post, Morgan Guyton analyzes the theological justification for the spirit of “no compromise” behind the government shutdown. He notes that Senator Ted Cruz’s father, Rafael Cruz, is a pastor with Purifying Fire Ministries and observes, “The theological ethos of Rafael Cruz’s vision is in Christian dominionism; he talks about preaching a ‘message of dominion’ that all Christians have received an ‘anointing as kings.’” 

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