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Six Smart Responses to the Wedding of White Evangelicalism and the Political Right

by William Trollinger We have said it again and again, but the emergence of the Christian Right as the GOP’s most reliable constituency AND then – most dramatically – the election of Donald Trump as president has resulted in all sorts of very smart people looking...

Romans 13:1-2: How to Quell Dissent in Two Short Bible Verses

by William Trollinger “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for there is no authority except from God, and those authorities that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists authority resists what God has appointed, and those who...

Why the Obsession with Sex?

by William Trollinger Why do evangelical leaders and pastors devote so much energy, so much attention, to sex? In particular, evangelical pastors and leaders spend an enormous amount of time delineating what constitutes God-ordained sexuality and God-ordained sexual...