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Jerry Falwell Jr.: The Latest in a Century of Fundamentalist Autocrats

by William Trollinger Donald Trump attends the Liberty University Commencement Ceremony and delivers remarks Saturday, May 13, 2017, Lynchburg, Virginia. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) Over the past few months, the lid on the inner workings at...

So Many Fascinating Articles This Year (2019!) on Evangelicals and Trump

by William Trollinger It is absolutely impossible to keep up on all the articles being written by smart journalists and scholars on white evangelicals, the Christian Right, and Donald Trump. Below are seven articles that have appeared since New Year’s Day. They range...

The Specter of Jesus

by William Trollinger The fact that white evangelicals have given us President Donald Trump has forced a significant minority of American evangelicals into profound self-examination. Some are simply abandoning the label. One of the most prominent is David Gushee,...