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Posting the Ten Commandments in Louisiana Schools Is Idolatry

by Rodney Kennedy Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. He pastored the First Baptist Church of Dayton (OH) – which is an American Baptist Church – for 13 years, after which he...

The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory: American Evangelicals in an Age of Extremism: A Review

By Andrew J. McNeely Andrew McNeely is a Ph.D. student in Theology at the University of Dayton. McNeely’s research interests include 19th and 20th century fundamentalism and evangelicalism at the intersections of theology, education, history, politics, and American...

Robert Jeffress and the Idol of Christian Nationalism

bgy Rodney Kennedy Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. He pastored the First Baptist Church of Dayton (OH) – which is an American Baptist Church – for 13 years, after which he...

Greedy for Certainty: The Strange Fruit of Literalism 

by Rodney Kennedy Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. He pastored the First Baptist Church of Dayton (OH) – which is an American Baptist Church – for 13 years, after which he...

MAGA Evangelicals, or, Believing “Crazy” Leads to Following “Crazy”

by Rodney Kennedy Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. He pastored the First Baptist Church of Dayton (OH) – which is an American Baptist Church – for 13 years, after which he...

History Takes On Christian Nationalist Traitors

by Rodney Kennedy  Screenshot of “Daily Prayer with Dutch” by William “Dutch” Sheets. Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. He pastored the First...