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1619 vs. 1776 vs. 1861, or, Whose History is It?

by Raymond D. Screws Raymond D. Screws earned his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in 2003.  He also has an MA from Pittsburg State University and a B.A. from School (now College) of the Ozarks, where his advisor was William Trollinger.  Throughout his career, he...

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...

So Much Good Stuff to Read about Evangelicals, Part Three

by William Trollinger As we have said before, one of the few benefits of the Donald Trump presidency is that many smart journalists and scholars are now writing about white evangelicals in an effort to understand these Christians who make up his most loyal...

High School Students Trying to Understand Evangelicalism

by Susan Trollinger and William Trollinger Returning to high school was great fun! Last Friday we had the good fortune of speaking in Ms. Barbara Acker’s three Comparative Religion classes at Oakwood High School (just south of Dayton). We talked about young Earth...