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The Rise of Spirit Warriors on the Christian Right

posted on January 28, 2023

For The New Republic, Katherine Stuart profiles “Spirit Warrior Christianity,” a largely Pentecostal movement that often embraces Christian authoritarianism. She writes, “It is an easy fit for those who wish to dismantle democracy and entrench minority rule. Election denialism and other conspiracies find a comfortable home in the paranoid mindset of spiritual warfare in a demon-haunted world.” She continues, “Broadly speaking, this style of religion is not necessarily about a fixed set of doctrines or denominations. It is more of an attitude, a set of frameworks, and a shared language.”

Read at The New Republic