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The Power Worshippers: Inside The Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism 

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In her book, The Power Worshippers (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020), Katherine Stewart reveals how the Religious Right is a political movement seeking to gain power and impose its vision on all of society. We will discuss Stewart's exposure of the inner workings and leading personalities of a movement that has turned religion into a political tool for domination. We will follow the money that fuels this movement, tracing much of it to a cadre of super-wealthy, ultraconservative donors and family foundations. We will learn how today's Christian nationalism is the fruit of a longstanding anti-democratic, reactionary strain of American thought that draws on some of the most troubling episodes in America’s past. We will understand how it forms common cause with a globe-spanning movement that seeks to replace liberal democracy with nationalist, theocratic, and autocratic forms of government around the world. Its successes have been stunning, and its influence now extends to every aspect of American life, from the White House to state capitols, from our schools to our hospitals. Join the discussion. All perspectives are welcome and all voices will be heard. 

Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Virtual - Any Location

MultipleInstructor :
1.Ed Klinenberg2.Gene Gunsberg 



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/7/2021 - 12/7/2021 Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM N/A, Virtual - Any Location  Map Gene Gunsberg  ; Ed Klinenberg 
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