The right’s made-up God: How bigots invented a white supremacist Jesus – Salon.com

Posted: April 2, 2015 in Religion
As Indiana peddles its “religious freedom” garbage, it’s time to call the religious right’s trash what it really is

…I maintain that another kind of reclamation needs to occur. We need to reclaim the narrative of Jesus’ life and death from the evangelical right. They have not been good stewards over the narrative. They have pimped Jesus’ death to support the global spread of American empire vis-à-vis war, “missions,” and “free trade,” the abuse of native peoples, the continued subjugation of Black people, and the regulation of the sexual lives of women and gay people. Let us mark this Holy Week by declaring the death to the unholy trinity of white supremacist, capitalist, heteropatriarchy. And once these systems die, may they die once and for all, never to be resurrected.

via The right’s made-up God: How bigots invented a white supremacist Jesus – Salon.com.

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