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Judge Roy Moore
Exit poll data In my view, the “values voters” in this election were non-evangelicals and African-American evangelicals. The embarrassment for white evangelicals continues. A few tweets from last night: Something doesn’t seem right when a white evangelical candidate in Alabama […]
The phrase “court evangelicals” has made it into in a New Yorker article. Read Benjamin Wallace-Wells’s piece here. A taste: As Trump became more prominent, a few significant figures from the religious right arranged themselves as what the historian John Fea, of […]
From Heather Wilhelm in The National Review: I’ll get this out the way: If you’re in Alabama and you want to vote for Roy Moore, vote for Roy Moore. But let’s at least try to keep things real: If you vote […]
It was during the era of slavery. Read all about in this piece at VOX. A taste: Alabama’s Republican candidate for Senate, Roy Moore, says America needs to be a bit more like it was when it had slaves. This […]
What has happened to this evangelical leader? [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/359028626″ params=”color=ff5500″ width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Source And, just to remind everyone, here is what Dobson said about character in 1998.
I contributed to this article at AL.com. Also good to see Believe Me get its first plug. Here is a taste: At least two professors who are carefully watching the Senate race believe that let’s-just-win politics is taking a toll on […]
Marc Fisher of The Washington Post recently asked me for some thoughts on Roy Moore. Here is a taste of his piece “For some evangelicals, a choice between Moore and morality.” Evangelicals are not alone in shifting their view of the role […]
In a piece at The Washington Post published back in July, I wrote: Historians will write about this moment in terms of both continuity and change. On one hand, court evangelicals are part of a familiar story. For nearly half a century, […]
40% of Alabama evangelicals are now more likely to support Roy Moore after allegations that he sexually molested young girls. Here is a taste of Carlos Ballesteros’s piece at Newsweek: Talk about loving the sinner! Nearly 40 percent of Evangelical Christians in Alabama […]
In his most recent column, Michael Gerson, the conservative evangelical columnist at The Washington Post, explains the Christian nationalism of Judge Roy Moore: But Moore represents a peculiar challenge to the GOP future. He holds to a particularly rigorous vision of […]
The Republican nominee for Jeff Sessions’s vacated Alabama Senate seat is a Christian nationalist who appears to see Muslim-Americans as second-class citizens. Writing at The Atlantic, Peter Beinart wonders why Moore’s fellow Republicans are not condemning his views. Here is a […]
Roy Moore is going to keep people like me busy. If he wins the Alabama Senate seat in December he will go to Washington and continue to make his historically misinformed Christian nationalist claims. But in terms of politics, I […]
He may be the next senator from Alabama. Over at Religion News Service, Yonat Shimron provides five quick “faith facts” about Roy Moore: He is a Christian nationalist He was removed twice as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court […]
If Judge Roy Moore is able to defeat his Democratic opponent in December, his ticket to the United States Senate will be punched. Last night Moore defeated Luther Strange in an Alabama special election to fill Jeff Sessions’s old Senate […]