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Evangelicals and the New Urbanism

Evangelicals and the New Urbanism

MRB April 22, 2017 0

The troubled relationship of Christians and the City As American culture underwent the metamorphosis of late modernity, evangelical Christians signed up for the resistance. The sexual revolution, prayer in public schools, no-fault divorce, and

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MRBlog | “The Evangelicals” and the Rise of Donald Trump

MRBlog | “The Evangelicals” and the Rise of Donald Trump

L. Benjamin Rolsky June 17, 2016 0

By L. Benjamin Rolsky On June 10th, 2016, business executive and presidential candidate Donald Trump gave a speech to the Faith and Freedom Coalition as part of a wider campaign to court the evangelical

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Onward Christian Strangers – By Omri Elisha

Onward Christian Strangers – By Omri Elisha

Omri Elisha April 23, 2016 0

Omri Elisha on Anna Strhan’s Aliens and Strangers? Nearly a generation has passed since a time when anyone would be surprised to learn that reports of the death of God were greatly exaggerated. The

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First Impressions #72: Seth Dowland on Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right

First Impressions #72: Seth Dowland on Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right

Arthur Remillard February 16, 2016 0

“Family values” is more than a political slogan. It’s a core feature in the identity of conservative evangelicals born from a response to the 1960s counterculture. Art Remillard talks with Seth Dowland about his

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MRBlog | Christian First, American Second: On Prioritizing (and Performing) Presidential Identities

MRBlog | Christian First, American Second: On Prioritizing (and Performing) Presidential Identities

Thomas J. Whitley January 26, 2016 2

By Thomas J. Whitley Back in September 2015 presidential candidate Ben Carson said that for a Muslim to be president “you have to reject the tenets of Islam.” He had taken quite a bit

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First Impressions #61: Neil J. Young

First Impressions #61: Neil J. Young

Arthur Remillard December 1, 2015 0

American politics makes strange bedfellows — the unlikely coalition of Mormons, Catholics, and Evangelicals. Art Remillard talks with Neil J. Young about his new book, We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem

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First Impressions #45: Annie Blazer

First Impressions #45: Annie Blazer

Arthur Remillard August 18, 2015 0

Art Remillard talks with Annie Blazer about her new book, Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry. Blazer is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the College of William

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MRBlog | Evangelicals and the LGBTQ Question: What’s Really Going On?

MRBlog | Evangelicals and the LGBTQ Question: What’s Really Going On?

Greg Carey June 16, 2015 4

  By Greg Carey Recently we’ve seen one evangelical leader after another extend a full welcome to LGBTQ folk in the church’s life or speak out in favor of marriage equality. Two years ago

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MRBlog | Mike Huckabee and the Evangelical Vote

MRBlog | Mike Huckabee and the Evangelical Vote

Thomas J. Whitley May 5, 2015 0

By Thomas J. Whitley Mike Huckabee today announced his bid for the White House in 2016. Seemingly, every pundit agrees on one thing about Huckabee: his base is evangelical voters. After all, as he

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Divided by Reason – By David R. Swartz

Divided by Reason – By David R. Swartz

David R. Swartz January 6, 2015 4

David R. Swartz on Molly Worthen’s Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism. In 1994, historian Mark Noll published his slim but unsparing treatise Scandal of the Evangelical Mind. Soon to

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