Christian-Nationalism, noun

Origin:
Afrikaans
An ideology grounded in the religious, cultural, and ethnic beliefs of the Afrikaner people. Also attributive.
1931 W.A. Cotton Racial Segregation 11What I have advocated is segregation...What I have advocated is Christian nationalism as a better social scheme than the system of Asiatic caste separations.
1948 Press Digest No.5, 38The Jew whose co-operation we are looking for must be able to subscribe to the principle of Christian-Nationalism without any reservation.
c1948 Nationalist Party’s Great Christian Nationalism Political Fraud (United Party) 10You might say that this policy may be Nationalism, but that it is not Christian Nationalism to separate a man from his family.
1984 R. Davies et al. Struggle for S. Afr. II. 268The emerging Broederbond ideology of ‘Christian Nationalism’ embodied a rigid ethnic exclusivism, an anti-British republicanism and a growing concern with developing the principles of ‘apartheid’.
1990 R. Malan My Traitor’s Heart 39Later, we were taught that history began in 1488, when a Portuguese navigator first rounded the Cape. We were likely to point to such things as proof that the rockspiders were giving us lies for truth and trying to wash our brains with ‘Christian nationalism’.
An ideology grounded in the religious, cultural, and ethnic beliefs of the Afrikaner people. Also attributive.

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