[Ads-l] Christofascism, Christofascist

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 27 14:49:14 EST 2017


Christofascist/m goes a long way back as a term. Certainly used
disparagingly in the early 1990s (OK, *I* used it disparagingly in the
early 1990s). Might go back even further but in different circles, perhaps
on USENET.

VS-)

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 1:49 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> Kieryn Darkwater has an article titled "I Was Trained for the Culture =
> Wars in Home School, Awaiting Someone Like Mike Pence as a
> Messiah=E2=80=9D=
>  (http://bit.ly/2jWibX3 <http://bit.ly/2jWibX3>) published yesterday on =
> Autostraddle. She explains that Trump=E2=80=99s rise is due to =
> Christofascists, where Trump is a front for Pence to convert the US to a =
> theocracy.
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> The online Oxford English dictionaries do not have the terms =E2=80=9C =
> Christofascism=E2=80=9D and =E2=80=9CChristofascist=E2=80=9D.=20
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> Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christofascism =
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christofascism>) says the term =E2=80=9C =
> Christofascism=E2=80=9D was coined in 1970 by Dorothee S=C3=B6lle.
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> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA=
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