Friday, August 24, 2012
Christiane Amanpour reports from 2007 on Islamic and Christian fundamentalismChristiane Amanpour on CNN International has been running a series of reports on Islamic, Jewish and Christian fundamentalism, originally broadcast in 2007. (Neil Genzlinger, Radical Fundamentalism in Three Flavors 08/21/2007) This piece discusses one of the chief intellectual influences on Islamic jihadism, God's Muslim Warriors: Sayyid Qutb 08/21/2012:
These following segments focus on the Christian Right. This one looks at the late Jerry Falwell, "the Baptist preacher who became the godfather of the Christian Right", God's Christian Warriors: Evangelicals 08/23/2012: This is a report on a conservative Christian minister, Greg Boyd, a graduate of the Princeton Theological Seminary, author of The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church (2006) who opposes the kind of political activism that characterizes the Christian Right, God's Christian Warriors: Greg Boyd 08/23/2012: This third segment discusses the Christian Zionism of the Rev. John Hagee, God's Christian & Jewish Warriors: Protecting Israel 08/24/2012:
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