This is a sort of a crossover thread between The Far-Right Side Gallery and the Quiverfull threads.
It’s the seamy underbelly of where Fundamental Christianity and Right Wing Politics (once again) meet. Dominionship, Headship, et al…
Once again, I’m not going to offer trenchant and smart-ass commentary/analysis like Dear Leader Phrost, or wonderfully written and entertaining/thought provoking articles like Scrapper.
Just some information and maybe some observations.
Keyword: Patrick Henry College
Keyword: Madison Cawthorn (Republican, US House of Representatives).
Keyword(s): Theonomy, theocracy
Mainstream media news on Madison Cawthorn.
Who briefly attended Patrick Henry University, an “accredited” college that is basically a finishing school for home-schooled, right-wing Christian kids.
" All students must sign a “Statement of Faith” before they enroll, affirming belief in what the college considers core Christian doctrines. For example, students are asked to acknowledge "[Satan] exists as a personal, malevolent being who acts as tempter and accuser, for whom [Hell], the place of punishment, was prepared, where all who die outside of shall be confined in conscious torment for eternity… Man is by nature sinful and is inherently in need of salvation, which is exclusively found by faith alone in Jesus Christ and His shed blood… Christ’s death provides substitutionary [atonement]for our The college professes [non-denominational Christian beliefs, informed by Evangelical Protestantism.
Teaching faculty must also sign the Statement of Faith and a more detailed Statement of Biblical Worldview, which represents the college’s requirements for what should be taught.For example, the Biblical Worldview Applications states, “Any biology, Bible, or other courses at PHC dealing with creation will teach creation from the understanding of Scripture that God’s creative work, as described in Genesis 1:1–31, was completed in six twenty-four-hour days.”[]
In 2006, PHC founder Farris commented that the college held the view that its [faith]was the only true faith (“we believe that there is truth and there is error”) and expressed disapproval of religious and social [toleration]. “Tolerance cannot coexist with liberty” because "the crowd of tolerance wants to ban speech.
PHC does not receive federal funding: "In order to safeguard our distinctly Christian worldview, we do not accept or participate in government funding. In consequence, PHC is not required to follow federal guidelines, like most other institutions, concerning sex-based and other forms of discrimination, the reporting of on-campus crimes, and investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct.