dominionism

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do·min·ion·ism

 (də-mĭn′yə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. The theory or doctrine that Christians have a divine mandate to assume positions of power and influence over all aspects of society and government.
2. The belief that God gave humans the right to exercise control over the natural world.

do·min′ion·ist n. & adj.
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dominionist thinking was the desire to avoid the problem of overlapping
and fundamentalist Christian dominionist Mike Pompeo moving from CIA director to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, means that the neocons -- never happy with the prospects of a Trump administration - will, once again, be in the driver's seat of American foreign policy after a nine-year hiatus.
We see more public religion and the Fourth Great Awakening (including Jerry Falwell's Moral Majority and a succession of Christian Dominionist groups).
It's also responsible for encouraging public officials to use their positions to promote the gradual erosion of the First Amendment's protections for religious liberty, which Sanford cites as a major obstacle to the Religious Right's Dominionist goals.
A lady Christian theocrat wholly owned by the "dominionist" New Apostolic Reformation cult!
The e-mail came from pastor Lou Engle, a prominent right-wing activist who identifies himself as a prayer warrior and is a central figure in dominionist theology.
In Richard Dawkins's documentary on religious faith, The Root of All Evil, Dawkins travels to Colorado Springs to meet Ted Haggard, the pastor of the New Life Church, a massive dominionist congregation.
Robertson owes his dominionist language partly to the influence of a particular Rushdoonyite: a reconstructionist lawyer and preacher named Herb Titus.
Serials in this Dominionist sector include Crosswinds: The Reformation Digest; Chalcedon Report; and The Counsel of Chalcedon.
So, is it the detachment from reality that you think is the fundamentally fascist thing about the Dominionist movement?
are made by two companies, Diebold and ES&S, headed in part by brothers Bob and Todd Urosevich, respectively, who were helped into the voting-machine business by Christian dominionist and financier Howard Ahmanson.
Instead, he calls our attention to a small group of "dominionist" religious conservatives who "advance an explicitly theocratic version of welfare reform," in which the state's role would wither away altogether, to be replaced by churches.
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