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How Christian Fundamentalism Feeds the Toxic Partisanship of US Politics

posted on October 29, 2012

At The Guardian Katherine Stewart argues that Christian fundamentalists are most responsible for the vitriolic nature of America’s political environment. “I don’t believe for a moment that this hysterical voice that screeches in America’s political sphere is the authentic voice of religion in America,” Stewart acknowledges. Yet despite the fact that groups like the American Family Association, which Stewart calls “a radical rightwing evangelical policy group,” are in the religious minority, Stewart asks, “why is the loudest religion in American politics today so much about hate?”

Read at The Guardian