November 6, 2016

This is one of the most idiotic, incoherent ramblings I saw from Trump during the entire campaign. Read more

November 1, 2016

Some art embodies transcendence and expresses human longing in objectively more beautiful ways than others. I hope you enjoy this hymn as much as I do. Read more

November 1, 2016

What is the Protestant Reformation's continuing relevance in our public and private lives? Read more

October 30, 2016

Let's dispense with the fiction that you must wade through racism and lies to find conservative public affairs content on the internet. You just need to know where to look. Read more

October 27, 2016

If you want to explain vote choice, you are largely telling a story about demographic indicators like race, income, and educational attainment. God doesn't have as much to do with it as religion-and-politics experts want you to believe. Read more

October 26, 2016

What if we identified evangelicals by whether or not survey respondents affirm core evangelical beliefs? Read more

October 25, 2016

Yesterday, I noted an item from Sunday’s Louisville Courier-Journal that caught my attention. It was a commentary by an alumnus and supporter of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The seminary’s two most celebrated figures, President Albert Mohler and former provost Russell Moore, are public faces of the Southern Baptist Convention. Each has publicly lamented Donald Trump’s rise in Republican presidential politics for more than a year. The Courier-Journal published an anti-Trump piece by Mohler at the same time. My assumption... Read more

October 24, 2016

White evangelicals have been conditioned to vote Republican as a matter of course for 35 years. For many, it is practically a matter of Christian duty. They have seldom been encouraged to think critically about the spiritual drawbacks to supporting the GOP because they  have supposed that the Democrats must be stopped at all costs. That’s why it’s so significant that a number of white evangelical leaders have stood there and said “Never Trump.” To the rest of the nation,... Read more

October 19, 2016

The lesson here is that some leading evangelicals are objectively bad at thinking about politics, even if they, like Grudem, went to Harvard and have a good professional reputation. Read more

October 19, 2016

Most atheists, church/state separation advocates, and conservative Christians themselves think evangelical Republicanism will be alive and well long into the future. Read more

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