America's Secret Jihad

America's Secret Jihad

The Hidden History of Religious Terrorism in the United States

Book - 2015
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"The conventional narrative concerning religious terrorism inside the United States says that the first salvo occurred in 1993, with the first attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. This narrative has motivated more than a decade of wars, and re-prioritized America's domestic security and law enforcement agenda. But the conventional narrative is wrong. A different group of jihadists exists within US borders. This group has a long but hidden history, is outside the purview of public officials and has an agenda as apocalyptic as anything Al Qaeda has to offer. Radical sects of Christianity have inspired some of the most grotesque acts of violence in American history: the 1963 Birmingham Church bombing that killed four young girls; the "Mississippi Burning" murders of three civil rights workers in 1964; the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, the Atlanta Child Murders in the late 1970s; and the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995. America's Secret Jihad uses these crimes to tell a story that has not been told before. Expanding upon the author's ground-breaking work on the Martin Luther King, Jr. murder, and through the use of extensive documentation, never-before-released interviews, and a re-interpretation of major events -- exposes the significant influence of the Christian Identity movement on white supremacist organizations."--
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, [2015]
ISBN: 9781619025585
1619025582
Branch Call Number: 201.7 WEXLER
Characteristics: xiv, 417 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Jul 30, 2016

“The Religious Sources of Christian Terrorism”
by Babak Rahmini, posted January 27, 2016, at The Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/babak-rahimi/the-religious-sources-of-christian-terrorism_b_9066868.html
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“6 modern-day Christian terrorist groups our media conveniently ignores – They don't get the coverage of ISIS or Boko Haram, but organizations like "The Army of God" are no less dangerous”
by Alex Henderson, posted April 7, 2015, at Salon
http://www.salon.com/2015/04/07/6_modern_day_christian_terrorist_groups_our_media_conveniently_ignores_partner/

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