Friday, August 24, 2012

Christiane Amanpour reports from 2007 on Islamic and Christian fundamentalism

Christiane 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:
Tags: , , ,

| +Save/Share | |

Links to this post:

Create a Link




FEATURED QUOTE

"It is the logic of our times
No subject for immortal verse
That we who lived by honest dreams
Defend the bad against the worse."


-- Cecil Day-Lewis from Where Are The War Poets?


ABOUT US

  • What is the Blue Voice?
  • Bruce Miller
  • Fdtate
  • Marcia Ellen (on hiatus)
  • Marigolds2
  • Neil
  • Tankwoman
  • Wonky Muse

  • RECENT POSTS

  • How Republicans exploit the Medicare savings issue...
  • Glenn Greenwald on the Assange extradition issue
  • Yes, this is the kind of Democratic Party we need;...
  • The shooter at the Family Research Council
  • Todd Akin's rape theology
  • Todd Akin and rape: Obama's cautious politics are ...
  • Todd Akin and the Republican cycle of fanaticism
  • Greece back in the spotlight of the European crisi...
  • Ryan and Ayn Randism mainstreamed
  • The "Obama That I Used to Know" parody video

  • ARCHIVES




    RECENT COMMENTS

    [Tip: Point cursor to any comment to see title of post being discussed.]
    SEARCH THIS SITE
    Google
    www TBV

    BLUE'S NEWS





    ACT BLUE











    BLUE LINKS

    Environmental Links
    Gay/Lesbian Links
    News & Media Links
    Organization Links
    Political Links
    Religious Links
    Watchdog Links

    BLUE ROLL


    MISCELLANEOUS

    Atom/XML Feed
    Blogarama - Blog Directory
    Blogwise - blog directory

    Blogstreet
    Haloscan


    Blogger

    hits since 06-13-2005

    site design: wonky muse
    image: fpsoftlab.com