SOURCE: The New Republic
DeSantis Knows Path to Victory Runs Through Right-Wing Churches
by Katherine Stewart
Ron DeSantis's efforts to outflank Donald Trump to win the allegiance of Christian nationalists will determine whether he can become the GOP nominee. The lengths he's gone to already to court that constituency should scare supporters of democracy.
SOURCE: Religion Dispatches
We've Begun to Confront Christian White Nationalism. But What About the Source Text?
by Dianne M. Stewart
Critics of emergent White Christian Nationalism too often stop short of a key point: the Bible's explicit endorsement of war, conquest and genocide back up an eliminationist political outlook on the right.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
The Unmaking of Biblical Womanhood: Prof. Beth Allison Barr's Historical Challenge to Evangelical Gender Roles
“Women think all of this is the Bible because they learn it in their churches,” Barr told me. “But it’s really a post-Second World War construction of domesticity, which was designed to send working women back to the kitchen.”
Is Evangelical Support for Trump a Contradiction?
Religious historian Kristin Kobes Du Mez explains why Trump wasn’t a trade-off for American evangelicals.
by Juan Cole
What evangelicals could learn from "The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam."
SOURCE: Salt Lake Tribune
Analysis: Al Mohler, Southern Baptist Leader, Says He Was ‘Stupid’ To Defend Slavery
In December 2018, Albert Mohler, longtime president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, released a report detailing and denouncing the school’s legacy of supporting slavery and segregation. However, evidence suggests both the denomination's and Mohler's personal reckoning have been incomplete.
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