The Religious Fanaticism of Brother Jed, Fred Phelps and Scott Roeder American society has a long history based in religious zeal and commitment. And while the benefits of religion are evident in the nation’s history, religious fanaticism has at times served as a divisive and even destructive force in society. The following report discusses religious fanaticism. For the purpose of exposing a common thread or link amongst religious fanatics, a comparison is provided of Brother Jed, Fred Phelps, and Scott Roeder. The current study ultimately works towards a response to the important question of how a person makes the jump from being religious to being a religious fanatic and/or to the extreme of being a killer. The Dogmatic Similarities All...The end:
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