Distrust of government blended with strains of Christian fundamentalism can produce a violent form of Christian nationalism, a scholar explains.
The fusing of Christian nationalism and violent extremism on display during the attack on the US Capitol can be traced, in part, to two incidents in the early 1990s.
A scholar visited Rajneeshpuram and met the many highly accomplished men and women who became devotees of the controversial guru. What brought them to the spiritual community, and what made them stay?
25 years ago, the Waco siege became a symbol of government attacks on religious and civil liberties.
The story of the Waco siege is a story of how the media and the government can work in concert to shape a narrative and dehumanize victims.
A scholar explains the popular use of the label ‘cult,’ and what makes it problematic.
The radical right has a keen sense of its own history, and the violence of the 1990s is still fresh in its memory.
At a time when politicians are struggling to gain the public’s trust, Janet Reno’s legacy as an honest, humble public servant may serve as an example moving forward from the election.
Race may have played a role in the muted federal response to the standoff at Malheur Wildlife Refuge, but it goes deeper than that.