LuckyOtter explains Dominionist theology and warning signs with her usual thoroughness.
I’ve written about Christian dominionism before, especially as it relates to our current political situation here in America, but what exactly is it, and how can you tell if your church has gone dominionist or has dominionist tendencies?
What is dominionism?
First, we need to define dominionism. What exactly is it anyway? Basically, it’s a theology that was started by Rousas Rushdoony in the 1960s, with the publication of his tome, Institutes of Biblical Law. It’s a form of theonomy, or theological fascism, that believes God has mandated humans to prepare the world for Christ’s return by “christianizing” the “7 mountains” of society: government, family, media, education, religion, entertainment, and business. They seek to do this by installing only Christians (specifically, dominionist evangelicals) into the top echelons of each of these seven “mountains.” They’re doing it in government right now, which is why there are so many dominionist…
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