Be Aware (Beware): They long for a clash of civilizations that would destroy our liberties. Scott McLemee worries about the fanatics among us. Anti- and Anti-Anti-Islamists: A review of The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West by Mark Lilla; The Suicide of Reason: Radical Islam’s Threat to the West by Lee Harris; and Jihad and Jew-Hatred: Islamism, Nazism and the Roots of 9/11 by Matthias Kuntzel. From Cato Unbound, Mark Lilla on coping with political theology (with responses by Damon Linker, Philip Jenkins and Andrew Sullivan). From The Public Eye, a cover story on the Libertarian Theocrats: The long, strange history of R.J. Rushdoony and Christian Reconstructionism; Frederick Clarkson, author of Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy, on why the Christian Right distorts history and why it matters; churches under seige: An article on exposing the Right's attacks on mainline Protestantism; a review of Born Again: The Christian Right Globalized by Jennifer Butler; and we need to be ready when, like Lord Voldemort, the Religious Right rises again. From UUWorld, did Unitarian Universalist theologian James Luther Adams really predict Christian fascists?

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