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Science Denial, White Supremacy, and Two Escapes

by William Trollinger “Flat Earth | Conspiracy Theory VOL.1” by Daniel Beintner is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0  I keep saying it. The denial of mainstream science, white supremacy, and the evangelical attachment to right-wing politics were all...

Mike Pence, Taylor University, and the Political Realities of White Evangelicalism

by William Trollinger Conservatives at Taylor University can breathe a sigh of relief. Mike Pence is on his way. The leftist assault has been thwarted. Just 14 months ago the alarm was sounded at the evangelical school of 1900 undergraduates in Upland, Indiana. A...

Ken Ham, White Evangelicals, and Fighting Racism

by William Trollinger “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking at an AFL-CIO event” by Kheel Center At Answers in Genesis (AiG) Ken Ham has put up a post entitled “Martin Luther King Jr. Day: The Gospel is the Answer to Racism.” In this post Ham asserts that...

Looking Back at 2018

by William Trollinger Faithland map, 2018. Created by Alex Egoshin using data provided by the Association of Religion Data Archives. 2018 was significant for the rightingamerica blog, both in the variety of authors’ voices and topics featured, and the number of...