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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...

Redemption and the Blessing of White Supremacy

by William Trollinger “Redemption.” In Christian theology, it is a powerful and hopeful term referring to the deliverance from sin and its consequences. But in the context of U.S. history, “Redemption” is a word that has much less positive connotations. Thursday night...