Many churches propped up white supremacist beliefs through pulpit rhetoric and segregationist policies.
Race and religion have intertwined since the earliest days of the US. Critical race theory can explore how white supremacy has operated through religious establishments.
Christian nationalists are pushing for ‘In God We Trust’ to be omnipresent.
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‘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.
Young evangelical Christians are facing a dilemma whether to follow in the footsteps of their parents or pursue other choices.
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Disaffected young evangelicals and those who left the church describe an out-of-touch institution not in line with their political beliefs, a scholar found
Younger evangelicals are openly questioning the religious and political traditions of their parents and grandparents.
Growing numbers of young evangelicals and ‘Exvangelicals’ are pro-LGBTQ, support #BlackLivesMatter – or are fed up altogether with mixing faith and politics.
Fox News has a faithful audience.
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Fox News viewers sway religious. A dive into who exactly is watching shows that it is a favorite among white evangelicals, Mormons and members of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Southern Baptist women demonstrating against the faith’s gender role doctrine in Birmingham, Alabama, in 2019.
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Complementarianism became central to evangelical belief in response to the feminist movement of the 1970s when many Christians came to champion women’s equality.
White evangelicals continued to back Trump in 2020 in significant numbers.
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Trump saw a decline in support among atheists, agnostics and voters not affiliated with any religion in the 2020 election.
Some evangelical leaders are trying to counter Christian nationalist misinformation over vaccines.
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Christian nationalists are far less likely to be vaccinated than other groups, research has found. Some evangelical leaders are trying to counter vaccine misinformation.
Many evangelical voters believe they found a protector in chief in Donald Trump.
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When Trump leaves the White House in January, many American evangelicals will feel that they’ve lost their protector in chief.
Donald Trump poses with Bible at a moment of national crisis.
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In appearing with Bible in hand at the time of crisis, Trump is signaling his position as defender of traditional values, while ‘othering’ detractors. Russia’s Putin and India’s Modi have done similar things.
Canada’s Christian right is largely isolated, and has little of the clout of evangelicals south of the border.
While they’re not going away, evangelicals and social conservatives in Canada are distinctly different from the American Christian right.
A big hit with white evangelicals.
A recent poll reports that two-thirds of white evangelical women still approve of the president.
Evangelicals of color are among the fastest growing segments of the American population.
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Two of the fastest growing segments of the American population Latino and Asian-American voters - also are part of evangelical America. Their views on immigration are very different.