On both the political left and right, the loss of our democratic covenant is considered at the root of current societal ills. For why and how that happens, check out Theo-podcast‘s new release of my recent talk. Click here. Many thanks, Theo-podcast!
I’m thrilled and honored about Tom Farrell’s thorough and insightful review in OpEd News of my piece on Martin Luther King Jr. in the Telos journal special issue about King. If you’re interested in King’s thought, click here
Have a look at this new piece on how and why many white evangelicals came to view right-wing populist positions as the ethical stance personally and politically; click here. Without understanding these roots, there’s little hope of dialogue or solving societal problems.
I’m honored and thrilled that psychologist and theologian Dr. Pamela Cooper-White and I had a chance to talk about white evangelical populism with top-drawer journalists Zach Malm and David Lester at Veterans of the Culture Wars, one of the most rigorous and compassionate programs on the controversial issues of the day. Cooper-White brings invaluable insights on both the psychology of populism and on how to get out of culture-war animosity and talk with people–family, friends, strangers– “on the other side.” Click here
I am thrilled and honored that my podcast with stellar journalists Brian Kaylor and Beau Underwood about White Evangelicals and Right-wing Populism: How Did We Get Here? is 3rd in Word & Way’s Top 10 Podcasts of 2022! It’s inspiring to work with interviewers who are so knowledgeable, rigorous, and insightful. Carry on the work in 2023!