Hunter Wallace has put up a post over at Occidental Dissent discussing Protestantism and the decline of the European race. This is an important topic to address, as a good number of pro-white advocates blame Christianity, and often Protestantism in particular, for the decline of our people and prevention of our resurgence. Wallace addresses all these points very well; I recommend reading the entire article (linked at the bottom of this post).
There is a lot of empty talk on the internet about the need to preserve our culture. Just what is our culture though? It is Protestantism.
In Luther, you can see the very first “American”: he nails that document to the Wittenberg church door, he writes the Archbishop of Mainz to inform him of his opinion, he starts to assert the doctrine of the relationship between the individual Christian and God, he stands up against the Inquisition in the name of reason, faith, and conscience, he demands that his errors be proven, etc.
In Wittenberg, Luther becomes a preacher, not a Roman Catholic priest. His greatest act of sabotage was to translate the Bible into the German language. It was a revolutionary act of defiance to bring the Word of God directly to the German people in their own language.
In the process of translating the Bible into German from Latin, Luther effectively created an entirely new religion, as the Bible didn’t mean the same thing in German or English that it had meant in Latin and Greek.
At the end of his life, Martin Luther had taken a wife with whom he had six children. There were Protestant churches throughout Germany and Northern Europe. The Bible had been translated into German, English, French and other European languages. . . .
By the year 2011, it was becoming obvious that the Universal Church of Political Correctness was losing its grip on power. The American elite that rose to power from the 1930s to the 1970s was staring down the barrel of a gun. The old tactic of hauling every dissenter before the Inquisition to be put on trial for heresy against Black Run Amerika wasn’t working anymore. . . .
And so, we can return all the way back to the beginning of Modernity when Luther and Calvin launched that revolt against the Catholic Church.
In Protestant America and Protestant Northern Europe, every Protestant has been told to shut up, conform, and submit to the authority of the liberal establishment since 1945 – unless they want to be hauled before the Secular Inquisition and put on trial, excommunicated, or thrown in prison by the ruling class for the sins of “racism” and “extremism” and “anti-Semitism” and “nativism” and “xenophobia,” etc.
The very essence of Protestantism, which is the foundation of American culture, is that the individual answers only to God, that the individual is supposed to follow his reason and conscience, that the individual Christian is as good as any fallible Pope or “Human Rights Commission,” and has the right, the freedom, and the duty to question the New York Times, NPR, and President Barack Hussein Obama if they are steering the faithful onto a disastrous course.
That is precisely what has been undone in the United States and Northern Europe by the secular liberal establishment since 1945. Nowhere has Protestantism been undone more than in Britain, Sweden, Canada, and Germany where ordinary people live in mortal terror of the thought police.
If Martin Luther were published in the Federal Republic of Germany in the year 2011, he would be thrown in prison for all sorts of heresies. No one who is familiar with John Calvin’s Geneva can possibly lay American and Dutch degeneracy at the doorstep of Calvinism.
All of our better instincts in America to oppose degeneracy, to make up our own minds, to follow our own conscience, to love learning, and to question authority trace back to Luther and Calvin. The same is true of the racialized faith and the rationalized nationalism that drove American expansion across North America from the 17C to the 19C.
Insofar as American Catholics are opposed to the racial status quo in the United States, it is because they are marinated in America’s Protestant culture, which inspires them to dissent from the Roman Catholic Church and make up their own minds about this issue.
Protestants and Catholics have been conforming to the mores and ideology of the American liberal establishment which captured every important cultural institution in our society – liberalism, a secular fantasy ideology, is now the universal faith which rules unchallenged over all of Western civilization.
This is not the time for Protestants to pick a fight with Catholics, or for Catholics to pick a fight with Protestants, when both Protestants and Catholics subscribe to a Christian faith that is utterly incompatible with liberalism.
Liberalism is the enemy.
Read the rest of the article here.