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Quaker Oats and Kanye West: Capitalism, Conservatism, and Evangelicalism

by Cory Kinnan Cory resides in Columbus, OH with his wife Hannah and the world’s cutest puppy. With both a B.A. from Anderson University (IN) and a M.A. from the University of Dayton in Theological Studies, Cory uses his research and writing tools in writing about...

Jews and the Perils of Christian Zionism

by William Trollinger  Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister, Tzipi Hotovely,  Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin, David Nekrutman and Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, Pastor John Hagee and Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, November 11, 2018. Photo courtesy...

Child Soldiers in the Creation/Evolution War

by Adam Laats Adam Laats is Professor of Education and History (by courtesy) at Binghamton University (State University of New York). His books include: Fundamentalism and Education in the Scopes Era: God, Darwin, and the Roots of America’s Culture Wars...

Playing Nice with Fundamentalists is a Recipe for Disaster, or, See the Southern Baptist Convention

by Rodney Kennedy Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. The pastor of 7 Southern Baptist churches over the course of 20 years, he pastored the First Baptist Church of Dayton (OH)...

Fundamentalists, Catholics, and Two Very Different Uses of Evolutionary Theory

by Pete Cajka Pete Cajka is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the American Studies Department at Notre Dame and a faculty affiliate with the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism. He is an intellectual and cultural historian of the twentieth...