Conservative Evangelicals are known for voting on the basis of pro-life. But that isn’t what originally catapulted them into politics. In today’s story, a religion professor attends a strange meeting that ultimately sends him on a quest to uncover the history of the political movement known as the Religious Right. This episode is in partnership with the show Black History for White People - For Dr. Balmer's full journey, check out his book Bad Faith: Race and the Rise of the Religious Right - Listen to the Bema Discipleship podcast -