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Where the Demons Dwell: The Antichrist Right

Those blissfully ignorant of right-wing soap opera will have never noticed the Antichrist Right, a loose coalition of writers who regard the Church as the worst thing that ever happened to Western civilization. If I understand correctly, the Antichrist Right would describe Christianity much as Christianity defines evil: a ...

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The Crunchy-Con Menace

[Rescuing America from the idiocy of rural life.] I hardly agree with agrarian poet & essayist Wendell Berry on every question.  For example, he espouses pacifism—a creed I regard as indirectly contributing to America’s irresponsible imperialism rather than as a potential solution.  A somewhat idiosyncratic Protestant, Mr. Berry seems dubious at times of what he...