This woman says that Christianity is to blame for all of America’s problems. What do you think Jesus would say to this chick that looks like Martin Short?
Christianity is to blame for America’s high crime rates because its followers believe that the Bible gives God’s ‘blessing’ to violence, a controversial new book claims.
The book. by a professor of criminology. claims that at its core Christian ideology is close to Fascism and is ‘criminogenic’, meaning that it actually causes crime.
Fundamentalist Christian ideology has been the inspiration for terrorism and figures like radio host Rush Limbaugh are damaging America by helping ‘promote vengeance seeking’.
The Christian Right do not even love their country as they think that the US is ‘something of a modern day Sodom and Gomorrah’.
The provocative theory is likely to raise eyebrows among Christians who see forgiveness as a key part of their faith.
But it could explain why the Republican party has moved to the right.
One of those who describe themselves as an evangelical Christian is Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, who supports the death penalty and has said he would ‘carpet bomb’ ISIS.
The book was written by Elicka Peterson Sparks, an associate professor of criminology at the Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, after four years of research.
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