Danielle Allen is a politics professor at Harvard. In a recent article at The Washington Post she writes about the death threats she received after Charlie Kirk, a spokesperson for Liberty University’s Falkirk Center, made a false allegation about her […]
James Spiegel, a philosopher professor at evangelical Taylor University, was reportedly fired for refusing to take down a video of him singing a song he wrote titled “Little Hitler.” Watch: Here is a Facebook post from Chris Date, a friend […]
Yesterday was my first day of face-to-face teaching since March. I am not yet in “classroom shape,” so I was exhausted by the end of the day. Mentally, I was still reeling from multiple technology failures (mostly due to my […]
What have Trump’s evangelicals been saying since yesterday’s update? Andy Rowell (a never-Trump evangelical) has a useful Twitter thread on Donald Trump’s visit yesterday to the “Students for Trump” rally at an Arizona megachurch. Court evangelical journalist David Brody of Christian Broadcasting Network […]
Annie Thorn is a sophomore history major from Kalamazoo, Michigan and our intern here at The Way of Improvement Leads Home. As part of her internship she is writing a weekly column titled “Out of the Zoo.” It focuses on life as […]
Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) in PM magazine, 1941. (Here is some context).
My forthcoming book Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump devotes several pages to Trump’s use of the phrase “America First.” The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum‘s exhibit “Americans and the Holocaust” was not yet open when I was writing these […]
Warren Throckmorton has weighed-in on Jon Ward’s piece on Eric Metaxas at Yahoo News. Here is a taste: More contradiction comes via Metaxas’ opinion of Hillary Clinton. On one hand, he wrote to Ward: Christians who think the Church in […]
That’s right. Francis played the Hitler card. Here is a taste of an NBC news article about the Pope’s recent interview with a Spanish newspaper: ROME — Pope Francis has warned against growing populism in Europe, saying such movements could […]
This poll was taken by the Gallup American Institute of Public Opinion in 1939. Most of these German and Austrian refugees were Jews fleeing Hitler. The Washington Post has some context.