Not all fascists are Christians. And, of course, not all Christians are fascists. But combine fundamentalist Christianity—specifically, the “biblically ordained,” postmillennialist analogue to Wahabbi Islam called Christian Reconstructionism—and you have a recipe for bringing Margaret Atwood’s fictional nation of Gilead to life in America. This site, a project of the Center for Religion, Ethics and Social Policy at Cornell University, is a valuable resource for anyone who’s alarmed by the continuing rise of the religious right in America, the takeover of the Republican Party by advocates of anti-democratic Christian dominion and the influence of religious fanaticism on Bush-administration policies here and abroad. There’s a lot of reading material here, with many links to sources provided.