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Studying Religious Rhetorics in the Time of Trump and Kavanaugh: Part One

by William Trollinger On the Saturday that Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate as the newest justice on the Supreme Court, it was energizing and therapeutic to be in the company of smart and gracious scholars devoted to studying and explaining religious...

Presuppositionalism, the Fundamentalist Bubble, and Donald Trump

William Trollinger The fundamentalist bubble is not simply a matter of separate schools, institutions, and media. It is also a matter of separate ideas that cannot be challenged or disputed or proven untrue. It is a matter of impregnable presuppositions. At the...

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...

Anti-Intellectualism at Warp Speed

by William Trollinger In the end, is the point to make it possible for evangelicals not to think? Bryan Osborne of Answers in Genesis (AiG)  has recently explained the organization’s purpose thusly: The revelation that the Bible’s plain history is true, that...