What the Book of Revelation is Really All About (Christianity, Nationalism and White Supremacy Post 3)

This is the third post in a series. The first post was “The Dragon in the Room” and the second was “Are you a Christian or a Christian Nationalist?” Growing up, I constantly feared the rapture would happen and I’d be Left Behind. I had been a Christian as long as I could remember. But…

#45 – Revelation’s Rhapsody by Bob Lowery (My 100 Favorite Books)

Growing up, my grandmother was constantly warning me about the coming of the Antichrist.  There would be a one-world government led by this Antichrist, Satan's servant.  Some signs of this would be the world moving to one currency and attacks on God's favored nation, Israel.  The place all these ideas were found was the final…

Advent – Attack of the Dragon…umm, not Smaug (Day 19)

I saw The Hobbit last Friday night with some of my students.  Going in I had mixed feelings - my high hopes were tempered by reminders of previous movies that did not meet the hype.  I have to say, I loved nearly every bit of the movie.  Sure there was the totally unnecessary cameo by…

Revelation: The Way it Happened (A Review)

I grew up in an evangelical Christian culture that is obsessed with the final book of the Bible, Revelation.  People in my family and church often spoke of Revelation as the blueprint for the end-times, which are certainly going to happen soon.  This fervor increased with the release of the Left Behind book series.  These…