Understanding the Religious Right

Fundamentalist Christians have always been a bit mystifying to critically thinking individuals in this country.  Many have wondered how, in this scientific age, they can believe the universe is six thousand years old or believe there is a literal war going on between demons and angels.  These ideas may be curious or amusing, but in today’s political climate, we have no choice but to understand fundamentalist, evangelical Christians more thoroughly.  This group of 70 million Americans continues to wield significant influence in the conservative political arena.  More at Daily Kos