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American Lament: Navigating the Apocalypse with Michael Flynn and Oliver North

by Dominic Sanfilippo Dominic Sanfilippo is researching political and theological polarization, conspiratorial rhetoric, and emerging fundamentalist influences on American Catholicism while pursuing a master’s degree in theological studies at the University of...

The Appallingly Bad History Taught at Fundamentalist Schools

by William Trollinger Book cover of Kathleen Wellman’s Hijacking History: How the Christian Right Teaches History and Why it Matters (Oxford University Press, 2021) If you know anything about history, this post will make you laugh and/or cry. And/or make you...

“Shall the Evangelicals Win?”: A 2022 Update of Harry Fosdick’s 1922 Sermon, “Shall the Fundamentalists Win?”

by Rodney Kennedy Book Cover for Fosdick’s Shall the Fundamentalists Win? Or, The New Knowledge and the Christian Faith. Image via Amazon. Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State...

A Flood of Angry (and Grateful) Responses to American Pope: Scott Hahn and the Rise of Catholic Fundamentalism

by Sean Swain Martin Sean Swain Martin is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Theology at Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI. His American Pope: Scott Hahn and the Rise of Catholic Fundamentalism (October 2021) published by Pickwick Publications explores the...

Why I Wrote American Pope: Scott Hahn and the Rise of Catholic Fundamentalism

by Sean Swain Martin Sean Swain Martin is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Theology at Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI. His American Pope: Scott Hahn and the Rise of Catholic Fundamentalism (October 2021) published by Pickwick Publications explores the...

Follow Your Conscience: An Interview with Peter Cajka

by William Trollinger Peter Cajka is Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He earned his Ph.D. from Boston College, and before that he was an undergraduate student here at the University of Dayton, where I...