In what will go down as one of the biggest shark-jumps in the history of pulpiteering, the cherub-faced Russell Moore recently denounced Nationalism as “Satanism,” even going so far as to identify White nations with the number of the beast, 666! Which places his eschatology and hamartiology entirely outside the historic Church.
However, Moore’s position is not entirely new. So far as we can tell, there’s not a dime’s worth of difference between Moore’s position and Shackleford’s. Which is actually the same promulgated through antichrist Hollywood.
Thankfully, our own brother Davis Carlton has taken the corrective hickory to Moore on the matter of this bizarre demonology. To which I offer only modest addendum pointing out the official response of Satanists to Russ’s identifying Nationalism with Satanism:
The Satanic Temple, far from endorsing crass nationalistic tribalism, actively fights for individual sovereignty and secular values. . . .
Finally, it must be said that nothing could be more antithetical to modern nontheistic Satanism than racist ideologies. We embrace a large diversity of individuals from a wide spectrum of political and cultural backgrounds, but we’re all unified by our respect for individual rights and pluralism. It is axiomatic within
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