[Ads-l] Christofascism, Christofascist

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 27 14:53:20 EST 2017


Meant earlier/1990, not 1970. I was unclear. My recollections go back to
common use in early 1990s, but I know I've seen it in the 1980s.

VS-)

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 2:49 PM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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.
>>
>> Benjamin Barrett
>> Formerly of Seattle, WA=
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