Christianity and Politics

January 6 Insurrection

My argument in Defending Democracy from Its Christian Enemies

This week, my new book, Defending Democracy from its Christian Enemies, officially releases. I am told that even before its release, it exceeded the publisher’s sales expectations for one full year. I am grateful for the high interest in the book. In this post, I want to review its main arguments. My thesis is that many

My argument in Defending Democracy from Its Christian Enemies

After Evangelicalism Group Study Guide Announce

Now Is the Time to Talk about Post-Evangelicalism—Out Loud and Together

In my 2020 book, After Evangelicalism, I argued that there were likely twenty-five million people who had been raised evangelical but who had either switched to another religious tradition or no longer identified with any religious tradition. This estimate was based on the massive (35,000 surveyed in all fifty states) and much quoted Pew Research

Now Is the Time to Talk about Post-Evangelicalism—Out Loud and Together

Christian Right

The Christian Right Continues Its Futile but Dangerous War of Reaction

For a long time, it was clear the white Christian Right in the United States was waging a war of reaction (sometimes open, sometimes clandestine) against just about every social, cultural and legal change that has taken place in our country since about, say, 1962. If we take the time horizon that far back, these changes would

The Christian Right Continues Its Futile but Dangerous War of Reaction

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