Charlton always has good things to say, but I confess that I’m unable to understand his belief in “Christianity” as essential to a reactionary.
Are liberation theologists really on the same side as those who reject Vatican II? Are unitarians on the same side as the Eastern Orthodox Church?
I am not religious, though if forced to choose between a pro-Christian and anti-Christian position, I would take the pro-Christian position if I were allowed to define my position a bit.
This blog subscribes to Mencius Moldbug’s theory that modern progressivism is form of Christianity, a sort of ultra Calvinism. In other words, it’s no accident that unitarian universalism is headquartered in Boston. Nor is it history’s largest coincidence that all of the descendants of Puritans are today’s super-Progressives. Regardless of your religious beliefs, do you really believe in coincidences that large?
Actually this blog subscribes to the theory that lots of ideologies are best understood as religions. Unfortunately, they’re not all separated from the state.
I have a friend who’s a priest and he makes a very convincing case that everything is Martin Luther’s fault. Frankly, he might right.
I can sympathize somewhat with the position that belief in some sects of Christianity is a necessary condition for reaction. I disagree, but I can see the logic in such a position. But I’m totally lost when this position is extending to all types of “Christianity.”