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Atonement Theology

The Ideological Roots Of Christian Terrorism

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 09.27.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

How is it that a religion that claims that followers should turn the other cheek and love their enemies can breed such hate and violence?

The Question of the Cross in "Good" Friday

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

Atonement theology says, "Jesus died so we might live." It suggests that the torture and murder lamented this Friday is "good."

Church-Going and Torture Approval -- What's the Connection?

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Valerie Tarico

In case you missed it, Pew released survey data showing that the more frequently someone went to church, the more likely they were to approve of torture.