‘In God We Trust’ became the national motto of the US on July 30, 1956. Since then, it has been used to forward a conservative Christian agenda.
An inevitable part of the internet age, some conspiracy theories appear and then fade, but in the US particularly, creationism seems firmly embedded in religion, education and pseudoscience.
The number of self-described evangelicals as a share of US population has held steady for the past decade. What is different is that they appear to identify less with church and more with politics.
Disparate groups that include white nationalists, business elites and evangelical Christians have all tried to put a leader in the White House. They all failed – until Donald Trump came along.
The words “Christianity” and “progressive” don’t seem like they belong in the same sentence anymore. But to many progressive Christians, their religion has always been about social justice.