When historian Kristin Du Mez’s latest book, “Jesus and John Wayne,” came out in the summer of 2020, it received little attention from mainstream gatekeepers and reviewers. But the book, which explores evangelical fondness for former president Donald Trump and strong masculine figures, has since sold
President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday named Attorney General Andre Mendonca, who is also an evangelical pastor, to fill a vacated seat on Brazil’s supreme court, the conservative president’s second appointment to the 11-member court.
We are finding that some of the younger evangelicals are openly questioning their religious and political traditions. In short, the majority of White evangelicals are aging and a portion of younger evangelicals are engaging in both religion and politics differently.
In episode 3 of Dangerous Dogma, Kristin Kobes Du Mez talks about her book ‘Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation.’
Deacon Ivey is used to the lingering stares in restaurants and on vacation. As a biracial teenager with White evangelical parents, Deacon said he often feels uncomfortable going into public with his multiracial family in their predominantly White community in Texas.
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Robert Wilson-Black remembers Donald W. Dayton, who died last May 2020. Dayton was an important interpreter of Evangelical, Wesleyan, Holiness, and Pentecostal traditions, revealing how they were connected and displaying how their roots were more entangled than historians had previously understood.
Like Donald Trump in the United States, Bolsonaro initially dismissed COVID-19 as a “little flu” and made evangelical Christian support a centerpiece of his political strategy. As the pandemic grew more dire through the spring, pastors have had a powerful influence on health policy.
Diana Butler Bass: How can you defend White evangelicals? When I talk to readers and people in my community about faith and my relationship with Jesus, this is what they ask me. These days, it seems to me, it is tempting to reply, “I can’t.” But I'm
Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health and an outspoken evangelical Christian, urged his fellow evangelicals, many of whom have resisted the COVID-19 vaccine, to get the shot and encourage others to do the same.
Why are so many Christians in this South American country converting to Orthodox Judaism?
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