There is a growing sentiment, particularly amongst Christian conservatives and reactionaries, that the men of “The West” should — indeed, must — form an alliance with the Muslims who have flooded into our countries. Together we can wage a Crusade/Jihad (a Crusihad? A Jihsade?) against the degenerate drag queens and the libs on TikTok.
The idea of Christians and Muslims fighting together against the corrupt ruling class and the sinful hoi polloi has been living in the memetic aether for a while, but it has been gaining prominence over the past year or so. Alongside this, there has also been an observable increase in public figures trying to turn the nationalist cause and its struggle against globalism into a sort of Christian revival movement.
For a long time there have been those within or adjacent to nationalist and Right-wing spheres who openly stand with the Palestinians and other aggrieved non-white peoples. It makes sense. In their view, the European peoples and the Palestinians share a common enemy. We are subjected to similar abuses and face similar threats. This has come to be known as the One Struggle position: various peoples of different religions and cultures, and with historic rivalries and animosities, coming together to fight the defining struggle of our time.
There is nothing wrong with having friends on our side. The European nationalist who strives against American hegemonic power certainly has common cause with a Libyan who watched as American bombs destroyed his country and turned it from one of North Africa’s best prospects into a hellscape where slavery is now being practiced, and which latterly became a launchpad used by human traffickers and “migrants” trying to break into Europe.
In theory, I have little objection to a European country breaking away from the European Union, from American vassalage, and seeking allies in countries that also have a bone to pick with Washington.
The Christo-Islamic union dreamed of by some folks on “the Right” today has little to do with these geopolitical concerns, however. It is an alliance meant for the Culture Wars. The West is free-falling down the slippery slope of degeneracy and perversion. Rainbow flags fly atop government buildings, children in public schools are taught how to enjoy anal penetration, sex traffickers seem to rule the world, and P for Pedophile looks set to be the newest letter added to the LGBTQAI+ assortment — all of it normalized by politicians, filmmakers, musicians, and social media influencers . Sadly, this isn’t hyperbole, and the Christian conservative is right to be concerned with the maladies and horrors afflicting Western Civilization. Surrounded by the sights and sounds of a society writhing like pigs in excrement, the disgusted and desperate Christian conservative looks for help anywhere he can get it. Enter Islam.
Abrahamists of the World, Unite and Take Over
Peterson recorded a two-part lecture series of messages to the Christians and the Muslims (strangely, there was no third message for the Jews in which he implored both to see the things they have in common and work together towards mutual goals.
From Peterson’s homeland of Canada to the United States, and in Europe as well, this sentiment is shared and growing amongst the Religious Right. On any given day on Twitter, it’s common to see Christians beseeching Muslims to put aside their differences. “We’re not your enemy!” they exclaim. “And we have more in common than not.”
Any cause for conflict between white Christians and Muslims from Asia, Africa, or Arabia is simply a trick played by the ruling “satanic elites,” in their eyes. They want us to fight each other, instead of drawing sword and scimitar together against them.
I find it quite pathetic that those on this burgeoning E-Crusader Right will prostrate themselves before the “based Muslims’,” desperate for the big, strong brown man to save us from ourselves. Meanwhile, these same types are happy to denigrate and fight against White Nationalists who are pagans or simply non-Christians, and slander pre-Christian Europe with the same smug midwittery and duplicity you’d expect from a Guardian journalist. There is no shortage of supposedly pro-white Christians who truly believe that before Christianity, our race was living in mud and running naked through the forests, and that it’s only thanks to Christianity that Europeans managed to pick themselves up out of the dirt, learn right from wrong, and create civilization.
Muslims have repeatedly invaded European lands since the eighth century, brought our race to the brink of permanent subjugation and slavery on multiple occasions, and to this day continue to rape and murder our kin on our soil. “But hey,” thinks the trad E-Crusader, “at the end of the day we both worship the same Abrahamic deity, and we share a mutual dislike of trannies and femoids. That’s what really counts! So to hell, literally, with the pagan or the atheist White Nationalist who would gladly give his life for the protection of Westernkind. Let’s embrace the Muslims who have no business living in our countries in the first place!”
There are Christians who haven’t fallen for this false dichotomy, and their vocal denouncement of those Christians and conservatives who promote it is necessary. But the fact that Christians and conservatives are looking to Muslim newcomers for aid reveals a lot about the current condition of Western man. He has forgotten that he has his own arsenal of weapons. He has forgotten how to use them. He has lost confidence in himself and his cause. For all these reasons and more, he is constantly looking for a savior, whether it be Jesus, Trump, or Abdullah who has just moved in next door.
The Christian Circus Is Coming to Town
Nowhere is the E-Crusader Right more rambunctious than amongst the rank-and-file of the America First movement. I won’t go into great detail to explain what America First is, as it’s not really a movement anymore. It has been shot in the knees several times by bad actors, internal drama, and some genuinely gross behavior. It suffices to say that America First is a mostly online group of reactionaries who do livestreams, dox each other, and hold rallies with members of the United States Congress whom they later treat as mortal enemies.
At this point, America First’s leadership might as well rename their little thing Christianity First — or more specifically, Catholicism First – because their focus seems to now be entirely on religious fanaticism. Nick Fuentes, one of America First’s public faces, often speaks of his desire to transform America into a Catholic theocracy. I’m not sure how much love for America one can have if one despises its Protestant roots — and despise them Fuentes does. Indeed, Fuentes and his fans seem to loathe anyone who isn’t an adherent of the correct form of Christianity. Fuentes recently gave a speech which seemed to belong more to a time when men could openly issue a call to arms and wish death upon their enemies than to our time, when people get censored or jailed for violating “hate speech” laws. As a matter of fact, Fuentes’ speech was immediately censored and taken down from the alt tech platform Rumble. Of course it was. He called for the death of anyone who “rejects Christ,” and like a shorter, creepier version of Pope Urban II, he launched a Holy War against the infidels. His war cry was met with the usual chant of “Christ is king,” three words which have become the America First motto. All the while, behind him a projector displayed images of a swirling, yellowy liquid substance, giving the impression that Fuentes was speaking from the inside of a flushing toilet bowl filled with urine.
As with so much of what Fuentes and his fans get up to, it was bizarre and, one might argue, ultimately self-destructive. In the real world where our cause and our voices get censored, pushed to the fringes, and punished, perhaps Fuentes should think twice before leering from behind the podium and calling for a literal Holy War. Rumble, a platform which up until the aftermath of Fuentes’ rally had been a free speech-friendly site where dissidents could express themselves without fear of reprisal, has now been forced to tighten its content policies and has come under scrutiny from an establishment that could easily crush it. Thanks, Nick! And for what? What was the point? What was gained?
Some might say that Fuentes’ Catholic fervor is just for show, and that it’s all a grift. He would certainly not be the first American public figure to find success in using Christianity and Christians themselves for personal gain. There is evidence — or at least the allegation — that Fuentes is in fact not very religious at all. Embittered ex-friends have “exposed” Fuentes as a fraud who doesn’t go to church, flakes out of Bible study groups, and harbors several degenerate perversions of his own. Like Fuentes, the majority of his fanbase of “Christ is king” shouters are Gen-Z teens and twentysomethings. Irony and an aversion to sincerity are defining characteristics of the zoomer. The whole thing could be nothing but a fad, a grift, and a fleeting sensation of having an identity and something to believe in. I neither know nor care, and regardless of Fuentes’ true beliefs or motives, I do think that the overall religious zeal of the America First sphere is somewhat genuine.
The ruling class has become very evil, and just as a fish rots from the head, their evil has led the rest of society to become evil, too. When the evil becomes widespread and intense, people start thinking in religious terms. This can be seen in the repeated mention of the “satanic cabal” or the “satanic elite” that people such as Alex Jones tell us controls the world.
Of course, the tendency to frame world events in a religious context is nothing new. Christians of all denominations see the fulfillment of Biblical prophecy in a foreign policy decision or the outbreak of a war (or a virus). What is different now is that this tendency seems to be dominating what was once a fairly pragmatic movement of conservatives who wanted to oppose globalism and make real changes with regards to the direction and governance of their country.
This unfortunately sets afloat a whole raft of problems. For starters, the cartoonish nature of some of these Christians does few favors for the broader anti-establishment movement. Just like Fuentes and Peterson, Alex Jones is another who has morphed into a sort of religious revival preacher. He’s said himself that he takes inspiration from the televangelists of old. His shows on Infowars have become more like sermons. Then there’s Kanye West, who also spent the past few years cultivating a religious aura before linking up with Fuentes and appearing on Alex Jones’ show.
All together, their antics might serve the purpose of attracting attention, and of shifting the Overton Window — but it’s a temporary thing. Like watching the chimpanzees at the zoo, it’s fun and entertaining for a while . . . and then it’s not, and the visitors move on to the next caged animal. On top of that, there is also the negative attention. It’s all well and good to get more people thinking about certain matters, such as the amount of power wielded by the Anti-Defamation League or black-on-white crime statistics, but if that comes with a side of ranting and raving that causes normal people to baulk and powerful people to push for ever-more censorship and punishment of “wrongthink,” then is it really the best course of action? Optics matter. Devolving into a religious circus act and into the sort of buffoonish and gaudy performances seen on the stages of evangelical megachurches is the last thing the scattered and powerless “dissident Right” needs.
Another problem arises when we observe exactly where these Christian revivalists are directing the conversation. Alex Jones is an outright Zionist, and he is a Zionist because he is a Christian. The conservative and anti-globalist Right, particularly in the United States, needs less Zionism and slavish devotion to Israel, not more. Fuentes is called an anti-Semite, but really his only gripe with the Jews is that they killed Jesus. The same can be said of other prominent Christians in dissident circles such as E. Michael Jones, of whom Fuentes is a fan and whom many E-Crusaders admire as a sort of genius. It’s a pretty nonsensical gripe to have, though. Someone had to kill Jesus in order for him to rise from the dead and complete his prophesied mission. Of all the reasons to criticize the Jews, blaming them as a collective for the killing of Christ has got to be the stupidest and most incoherent one, yet it’s the one most of these anti-Semitic Christians cite. These same Christians shriek about how despicable the Talmud is, often citing passages taken out of context or misunderstood within their context, yet they are totally ignorant of what’s actually in the first five books of their own Bible (not to mention the rest of it), and thus give it a pass. In truth, they uphold the Torah as “God’s word” even though the Torah is just as full of evil as the Talmud — evil condoned and at times carried out by Yahweh himself — and despite the fact that the Torah contains within its verses the basis of Jewish supremacist beliefs.
Sorry, but my objections to Jewish power have nothing to do with a verse in the Talmud about Jesus and excrement. I couldn’t care less, and I’d rather that the conversation about Jewish power and malfeasance, which is difficult enough to have as it is, not be commandeered by religious nuts who will derail it into grievances about what some rabbis believe about Yeshu’s whereabouts.
Misguided Opposition at Best, Controlled Opposition at Worst
There have been many attempts to transform Christianity into a weapon against the various threats posed by modern vice and by political ideologies such as Bolshevism. There was Muscular Christianity, there was Positive Christianity. In the current year, Fuentes speaks of Christofascism, perhaps trolling the libs, perhaps in total sincerity. If we were to use one umbrella term to describe today’s version of political Christianity, it would be Christian nationalism. The name is pretty self-explanatory. Christian nationalism seeks to oppose the globalist establishment by returning to and politically enacting Christian values and Christian authority. There are some obvious flaws in Christian nationalism, flaws which cause Christian nationalism to accomplish little more than derailing the anti-globalist and pro-white movement.
Meet Andrew Torba. Torba is the owner of the alt-tech platform Gab. He is friends with Nick Fuentes, and often speaks in the same sort of religiously fanatical tone as Fuentes. He’s another die-hard, almost stereotypically Christian American who has come to see himself as fighting a Holy War against the forces of Satan. He also literally wrote the book on “Christian Nationalism” (that’s the title). Torba took it upon himself to write the Christian nationalist manifesto, so we can consider him an authority on it. He writes from the perspective of an American concerned primarily with the goings-on in America. You would think that the “nationalist” half of his Christian nationalist ideology would be concerned with the demographic replacement of the white American nation. Yet, immigration is only mentioned once in his book. The so-called browning of America is of no concern for Torba, who never writes about the fact that Mexicans are becoming the demographic majority in places all across America. Further proving the point that Christians such as Torba are distracted — or distracting — from issues uniquely endangering whites, Torba mentions blacks only once. There’s no section of the book addressing racial differences in behavior, customs, or intelligence. There’s no mention of the numerous studies which show that societies with high levels of racial diversity suffer from lack of cohesion and trust, and therefore the globalist drive to create them is immoral. There’s no outcry about the astonishing levels of black-on-white crime.
If you wanted to argue that Christian nationalism is an oxymoron, a non-starter, a contradiction, you could rest easy. Torba does all the work for you. He writes:
Christianity is not limited to any race, ethnicity, or culture (1 Cor. 12:13, Gal. 3:27-9). Therefore any Christian nationalism cannot be limited to any race, ethnicity or culture.
Torba’s book might as well be blank pages after that. Christianity is a universal religion. It’s for everyone. The Christian believes that everyone can and should — even must — accept Jesus Christ as lord, and his father Yahweh as the one true god. Well, then, it’s not a nationalist religion. It cannot be. Christian nationalism is just civic nationalism, and civic nationalism is toothless against the Hydra of globalism. In fact, it is worse than toothless. For genuine nationalist causes, it is poison.
But for Torba and the Christian nationalists, the nationalist half is either not understood or simply not important. I suppose it’s unsurprising that Christian Americans have a very shallow concept of what makes a nation. A religion which welcomes all and a country which welcomes all can’t really be expected to promote ethnocentric exclusivity. This is why the nationalist half of Christian nationalism feels hollow. It’s the Christian half that really matters. America could continue becoming less white, and Europe could continue becoming less European, but so long as the new populations embrace Jesus, shout “Christ is king” three times a day, and uphold basic conservative values, the Christian nationalist is not and cannot truly be bothered.
Okay, you might say, but Andrew Torba and his manifesto are specific to America. European Christians have a much better grasp of authentic nationalism.
Very well. Let us view the lay of the land from a European Catholic’s perspective. Javier Villamor is a Spanish independent journalist who is certainly anti-globalist and moderately nationalist. He is quite good on most matters. If memory serves me correctly, I first stumbled on Villamor’s work in 2020 when he made a video denouncing the Black Lives Matter riots in America. In that video he dismantled black Americans’ false claims of oppression and victimization, and their claims that white people are the source of all evil. He even went so far as to mention the Jews who owned slave ships and plantations. All that is to say that he is not someone who is afraid to swim against the current and he is someone who has a decent grasp of the state of play. He recently relocated to Brussels for work-related purposes and a few days ago shared a story for his followers on his Telegram channel, which I have translated. Please read it carefully. Let the words sink in and ask yourself if this is really what Europe needs in order to save herself from the dangers posed by replacement migration and global governance.
I tell you a story that I have lived today in Brussels. I was returning from work to the place where I am staying these days. On the way, not many blocks away, there is a traditional Catholic church (not modernist architecture and with a barely recognizable Christ). I wanted to be”‘taken in” after so much hustle and bustle in my life. When I entered, they were having mass. They had just started, based on what little French I understood coming from the public address system. After several days without entering a temple, I sat in the last row and listened.
Sitting in the last row in temples allows you to analyze the people who are gathered there. There were few, maybe about 15 — perhaps not so much for a daily mass. I don’t know how many Brussels citizens there were, but native Europeans were a clear minority. Half of those present, more or less, were of African origin. Men and women in equal parts, but no one seemed to be a couple.
During the songs, I felt my heart soften. I am not a fan of certain modern musical rites in churches, but seeing those gathered there with their hands open and palms up praying aloud made me feel at peace.
Unlike what I see in Spain (heartbroken believers who don’t look beyond the one row ahead of them), here everyone with their hands together raised high began to wish each other peace from one side of the building to the other. Those in front of us made a gesture with a smile from side to side, and to those behind. The Brussels native from the pew opposite mine seemed to levitate at that moment; the smiles of the Africans shone and their eyes radiated happiness.
And at that moment I felt as if something inside me had cleared up. I understood that integration goes through evangelization. That a united and integrated Europe is impossible, no matter where you come from, if it is not under the umbrella of faith. The Catholic kings understood this 500 years ago. Secularization does not create the conditions for integration, rather it lays the foundations for uprooting, for the creation of religious and cultural ghettos. There, at that moment, we were humans from, easily, five or six countries and three continents praying to God, celebrating mass, wishing each other peace with all our hearts, and nothing else mattered.
In this church this afternoon, I felt that time did not matter, it did not exist, it did not condition. Free and liberated human beings, we were hearing the Gospel knowing that we were one family. If the sacrifice that we Spaniards made by evangelizing America has been able to catch on even minimally in African Francophone by other courageous preachers, perhaps all is not lost.
Multicultural Europe can positively exist within the Church. Outside of it, we already see the consequences.
It is no understatement when I say that Christianity is just globalism with prettier decorations. Even if Christians such as Torba and Fuentes and Villamor are in ardent agreement with some aspects of nationalism, in the end they will always be Christians first and foremost, and Christianity — whichever branch of it — will always be universal, welcoming, race-blind, and inclusive. To put it bluntly, it is not only the opposite of what Europeans need, it’s the very source of what has led Europeans to this point where we are clinging on for dear life as our homelands are reshaped into something unrecognizable.
But Christians such as Torba and Villamor aren’t terribly perturbed. While they may dislike the constant stream of “illegal migrants” and welfare chancers, should the migrants be “legal” and Christian, they consent and even approve. If they can get these Mexicans or Algerians or Congolese to side with them against transgenderists and commies, even better! Again, there may be nationalist Christians who disagree with this, and who object to the transformation of their country into a multiracial hodgepodge, but they are a minority, and doctrinally they are on weak footing. Nationalist Christians have learnt that they must put their nation first, but most Christians do not think this way. God comes first. The faith comes first — which brings us to the problem of misguided opposition.
I believe Javier Villamor is sincere in both his Catholic beliefs and his anti-globalist beliefs. I also believe that you cannot harbor both. Catholicism is a globalist religion. As Villamor himself noted, 500 years ago the Spanish embarked on what can easily be argued was the first globalist enterprise: the mass conversion of disparate and distinct peoples to one religion and their subjugation to one political authority on Earth. In fact, there is even a documentary called Spain: The First Globalization.
Public figures such as Donald Trump and Alex Jones rail against the “globalists” and the “New World Order,” yet Christians eagerly yearn for the day when every knee shall bow and every tongue shall confess in worship and servitude to their deity. The grand finale of the Christian story is the establishment of a one world religion! It’s almost as if Christians haven’t really thought all of this through and don’t really know what they oppose, what they are for, and why. Thus, when they make proclamations behind a podium at a rally, or on the set of their infotainment shows, or on social media, they end up looking ridiculous and making anything they associate with look ridiculous as well. Christianity’s inherent universality and its entanglements with Judaism and Zionism mean that it is more than just a merely misguided or incoherent opposition, and is oftentimes a controlled opposition.
Even as the Pope cajoles countries into taking in migrants (not “refugees,” just plain old migrants, as they’ve dropped the pretense that these people are refugees), even as the Pope kisses Africans’ feet and says ‘inside every Christian is a Jew,” and even as the Catholic Church clearly acts as a globalist institution, there are those such as the conservative commentator Eva Vlaardingerbroek who convert to Catholicism and celebrate their conversion as if it’s a great victory against the “globalist elite.”
Even as the Protestant churches are festooned in rainbow flags on the outside while inside of them, lesbian priests give sermons on the importance of inclusivity and welcoming refugees, Christian nationalists tell us that the Christian faith is the solution; in fact, it is the secret weapon in the fight against Globohomo.
Maybe it’s neither Catholicism or Protestantism, but Russian Orthodoxy that can save us. Some have certainly decided so, and made the conversion.
But what if none of this religious stuff is relevant? It’s certainly not relevant to the cause of ethnocentric nationalism, and ethnocentric nationalism is the only meaningful and practical opposition to globalism. Declaring, such as Vlaardingerbroek did, that we must “reject globalism” and “embrace God” is utterly devoid of meaning. How does embracing God equate to rejecting globalism? If more and more people “embrace God,” will that have any effect on the International Monetary Fund? The European Central Bank? The European Union? The United Nations? The World Health Organization? Will embracing God have an effect on Europe’s rapid demographic disfiguration ? Will it have any effect on the institutionalized anti-whiteism of the United States? Turning to Christianity and the Christian god for spiritual or moral reasons might have some merit (albeit debatable), but don’t try to make it out as if it’s a political strategy. What has happened to “the Right”? In place of a vision and of drive, many on the Right now seem content to shrug their shoulders and tell us that what really matters is fighting the “spiritual war.” Maybe conservatives have been so deflated, demoralized, and defeated in the physical world that they now feel like retreating to the spiritual one.
Christianity, just like civic nationalism, serves to keep white people on the plantation. Remember that Jordan Peterson was terrified of the rise of identitarian groups in Europe and is proudest of his work in keeping young white men from becoming “radicalized.” Similarly, Alex Jones was never a White Nationalist; he’s always been a civic nationalist. He tells his audience that he wants to live in the world Martin Luther King spoke of, where all the races live together in peace and harmony, we treat each other as individuals, and we judge one another solely based on the content of our character. Look how easy it has been for him to seize upon Christianity and make it the new centerpiece of his message. Nick Fuentes, on the other hand, was at one point quite the identitarian. He was very much concerned with the way whites are treated in America. He spoke openly about the things white Americans need to do in order to survive this current climate of anti-whiteism. Bu lately, as his movement has become less nationalist and more Christian, it has also become more “diverse” and more civnat.
All in all, whether it was intentional or not, the result of so much Christian zeal has been the thwarting of white identity politics and the undermining of genuine, meaningful resistance to globalism. We don’t need it.
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