I’m working on my Masters Thesis at SDSU. It’s basically looking at how Protestants, Catholics, and Jews each used Patriotism during WWI to more clearly establish themselves as an “American Way of Life” (as sociologist Will Herberg calls it). I won’t go into details, but it got me thinking about patriotism, religious nationalism, and whatnot.… Read more Why Patriotism Might Be Just What We Need
Via Salon.com: Are Evangelicals a Threat to National Security? If, as Islamophobes argue, refusing to assimilate is defined as expressing loyalty to a religion before loyalty to country, then this data suggests it is evangelical Christians who are very resistant to assimilation. And yet, few would cite these findings to argue that Christians pose a… Read more Are Evangelicals a Threat to National Security?