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Dialogue, not demonization – for “rural, white Christians”and others

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Graphic by Rini Templeton

The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentalist Rural America: A View from the Inside, with its repeated and eloquent denunciations of “rural, Christian, white America”  has gone viral in the past week. When I read it, I got angry. Demonization of “rural, Christian, white America” seems just as bigoted as denouncing  Muslims as fanatical jihadists or  Jews as world-controlling conspirators. Continue reading

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