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Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Thu Mar 21, 2013, 02:52 AM

27. They're not "Jesus Freaks," they're right wing fundamentalists.

Jesus Freaks is a derogatory term for part of the religious left that grew out of the hippy counter-culture in the 1960s. To them, the hippy reaction against materialism resonated with Jesus's teachings. They were basically pacifists and not denominationally specific.

The religious right was a recent phenomenon and essentially a reaction to civil rights, the counter-culture, and feminism.

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