3 results for tag: fundamentalism


The Gathering Storm of Fundamentalism – Greg Albrecht

It is one of the most explosive issues facing our world in the early years of this 21st century. Political and religious agendas around the world are bullied and coerced, reacting to a virus-like spiritual plague of religious fundamentalism. The Islamic fundamentalist reaction to Western imperialism and decadence is said to be a counter-attack on the "great Satans" of our culture (materialism, immorality, secularism, humanism, science and technology), all of which are blamed for taking our world to hell in a hand-basket. Though the eyes of the world are currently focused on Islamic fundamentalism, the seeds of radical religious fundamentalism are ...

The Gathering Storm of Fundamentalism

It is one of the most explosive issues facing our world in the early years of this 21st century. Political and religious agendas around the world are bullied and coerced, reacting to a virus-like spiritual plague of religious fundamentalism. The Islamic fundamentalist reaction to Western imperialism and decadence is said to be a counter-attack on the "great Satans" of our culture (materialism, immorality, secularism, humanism, science and technology), all of which are blamed for taking our world to hell in a hand-basket. Though the eyes of the world are currently focused on Islamic fundamentalism, the seeds of radical religious fundamentalism ...

Religious Extremism is No Virtue – Ever! by Greg Albrecht

Human history is a long record of individuals, societies and cultures living in the muck, mire and manure of their own swamp.   While there are countless religious extremes and un-Christ-like swamps in which we can find ourselves, we can simplify the metaphor by speaking of two ditches on the side of the road that we can visualize as the Jesus Way.  History tells us that when individuals, people-groups and nations grow tired of the smell of the ditch/swamp in which they exist, faced with the futility of their philosophy, values and stupidity, they/we rush across the road in a mad dash to jump into the other ditch.   I remember seeing a ...