"Christians are mandated to gradually occupy all secular institutions until Christ returns"
Definition of Dominion Theology by sociologist Sara Diamond
"It's Moral Values, Stupid!"
Politicians once followed the slogan, "It's the economy, stupid!" Since the 2004 election we have been hearing that "moral values" have become more important to voters than their own economic self interest. But the term "moral" is twisted and misused.
The goal of the dominionist movement, as we demonstrate in this web site, is to impose its interpretation of the Bible on the rest of society. Twenty-five years ago it began targeting the Republican Party as the vehicle through which it could advance its agenda. The goal of political dominion is veiled in a cloak of "moral values." Let's look at some of those "moral values."
This movement values guns and the death penalty. It values the rich at the expense of the poor. It favors corporations at the expense of individuals. It seeks to eliminate virtually all regulations that protect the environment, worker safety, and public health. And in an effort to fulfill the dominionist belief in the manifest destiny of "Christian" nations, it values an aggressive foreign policy. It is possessed of absolute moral righteousness. It tolerates no dissent. And now it has extraordinary power in the U.S. government, with two branches solidly in its pocket and the third, the judiciary, just a couple of retirements away.
A memo from Pat Robertson's political organization in 1986 says, "Rule the world for God." That call to arms sums up the goals of the dominionist movement, and explains their Congressional leadership which suspends the basic rules of Democracy: all that matters is winning, because it is for God. The ends justify the means.
Tom DeLay, R-TX, the powerful House Majority Leader who was reprimanded by the House Ethics Committee for shady dealings, articulates a dominionist theological imperative. Speaking at a Worldview Weekend, DeLay said:
He [God] is using me, all the time, everywhere, to stand up for a biblical worldview in everything that I do and everywhere I am. He is training me.
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"Liberty and Justice for All Who Believe" is a powerful, 28 minute video documenting the birth of the Moral Majority. This video, produced by People for the American Way in 1982, shows actual footage of the politicization of what has become the dominionist movement: