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Christian Jihad

PART I: ON THE FRONT LINES OF THE CULTURE WAR
CHAPTER 1: TORN APART BY HATE.............................................................................................7

  • How the Culture War Started

  • A Timely Intervention

  • Demonization in Real Life

  • Hope for the Future

CHAPTER 2: MY JOURNEY FROM IDEALIST TO POLITICAL OPERATIVE TO CHRISTIAN JIHADIST.........................................................................................................................................23

  • Second Thoughts

  • I'm in the Lord's Army…Yes, Sir!

  • What's Faith Got To Do With It?

  • 1984—Riding the Reagan Wave

  • Joining the Jihadists: The Coalition on Revival

Part II: how to win converts and influence a nation
CHAPTER 3: THE FIVE PILLARS OF NEO-FUNDAMENTALISTS...............................................44

  • Pillar Number One: The Divine Action Manual

    • The Use of Metaphor (True Myth) in the Bible

    • Lost in Translation

  • Pillar Number Two: Absolute Certainty

    • An Unquestioning Certainty

  • Pillar Number Three: The Great War Between God and Satan

    • The Spiritual War Becomes the Cultural War

  • Pillar Number Four: The Eternal Contract

    • Rebuilding the Walls

  • Pillar Number Five: The Fear of God's Wrath

CHAPTER 4: UNDERSTANDING THE CHRISTIAN FUNDAMENTALIST WORLDVIEW

  • What is a Worldview?

  • Imagine There's No Heaven…But There Is A Hell

  • The Fundamentalist Mindset

CHAPTER 5: THE RISE OF THE RELIGIOUS AND SECULAR NEO-FUNDAMENTALISTS

  • The Debut of American Fundamentalism

  • The Rise of the New Evangelicals and Charismatics

  • Meet the New (Neo) Fundamentalists

  • Secular Fundamentalism—An Oxymoron?

  • Telltale Signs of a Religion

  • Secular Intolerance

Part IIi: Enter the theocrats, or
"she seemed like such a nice girl"

CHAPTER 6: HOW THE KINGDOM OF GOD WAS LOST AND FOUND AGAIN........................113

  • The Rise of the Theocrats

  • Building the Kingdom of God

CHAPTER 7: SARAH PALIN'S GRASS ROOTS NETWORK—THE NEW APOSTLIC REFORMATION............................................................................................................................128

  • First Stage: Spiritual Mapping

  • Strange Bedfellows: Spiritual Mappers, Peter Wagner, and Ted Haggard

  • Second Stage: Strategic Level Spiritual Warfare

  • Taking Dominion Over the Seven Mountains

  • Third Stage: God's Apostles

CHAPTER 8: SARAH PALIN, SPIRTUAL WARRIOR..................................................................157

  • The Smoking Gun

  • Queen Esther Reincarnated

Part iv: Reconciliation
CHAPTER 9: HOW TO REPLACE HUBRIS WITH HUMILITY.....................................................173

  • Getting to the Root of the Problem

  • Decartes—Father of Modern Certainty

  • Escaping the Blame Game

  • Why We Think We'll Die Without Our Worldview

  • For the Love of Demonizing

  • Paradigm Shift Required

  • The Necessity of Self Awareness

  • The Uncertainty of Certainty

  • Disillusioning Ourselves

CHAPTER 10: WHAT WOULD JESUS (OR RICHARD NIXON) DO?..........................................193

  • Can We Trust Jesus?

  • The Secular Challenge

  • Détente

CHAPTER 11: FINDING COMMON GROUND.............................................................................201

  • Examples of Burying the Hatchet

CHAPTER 12: MOVING FORWARD............................................................................................213

  • We Need a New Attitude

  • Questioning Our Own Authority

  • Embracing Reality

  • A Trial Prescription

  • Is Peace Possible?