What’s Unchristian About Christian Nationalism?

In their book, Taking America Back for God, sociologists Andrew Whitehead and Samuel Perry define Christian nationalism as “a cultural framework – a collection of myths, traditions, symbols, narratives, and value systems – that idealizes and advocates a fusion of Christianity with American civic life.” Continue reading What’s Unchristian About Christian Nationalism?

Church Segregation: A White Supremacist Tradition

In fact, justice-seeking protests are collective expressions of grief and anger at the callousness of white America.  Since European Americans assume grief is to be done in private, many totally twisted the expression of grief in the streets with old stereotypes used to marginalize the legitimate anger of Black folks.  Continue reading Church Segregation: A White Supremacist Tradition

The Immoral Majority: The Segregationist Roots of the Religious Right

Randall Balmer said, “One of the most durable myths in recent history is that the religious right, the coalition of conservative evangelicals and fundamentalists, emerged as a political movement in response to the U. S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion. Continue reading The Immoral Majority: The Segregationist Roots of the Religious Right