The White Evangelical Vote: An Irony of American Religio-Political Culture Political Theology Network May 22, 2022 By Marcia Pally Why is populism persuasive and specifically persuasive to these religious Christians? Said another way, what makes right-wing populism seem, to deeply […]
The tragic irony of populism is that once-productive, government wary anti-authoritarianism and community localism can distort into exclusionary, us-them suspicion of the “deep state” and “outsiders,” ending us at racist violence and the Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol Building. Read more here
Click here: Sam Parry, co-author with Phil Gorski, of The Flag and the Cross, Pastor Dave Davis, and Marcia Pally, author of White Evangelicals and Right Wing Populism: How Did We Get Here? talk about Christianity, the political right, and the future of America; hosted by the Telos Group.
Pally, Marcia “Why is Populism Persuasive? Populism as Expression of Religio-Cultural History with the U.S. and U.S. Evangelicals as a Case Study”
Political Theology Published online: 11 Mar 2020
Pandemic Police Populism By Marcia Pally June 26, 2020 https://politicaltheology.com/pandemic-police-populism/ Blaming Covid 19 on the World Health Organization or on a lab in China and calling Black Lives Matter “radical leftist extremists” follow the American-populist playbook of responding to duress by […]
Redeeming Populism: The Promise of a Liberal Covenanted Republic By Marcia Pally ABC Religion and Ethics 3 May 2018 What makes populism work? Earlier this year, New York Times columnist David Brooks told NPR that, because “populism has deep roots in America,” he believed “Bannonism” would […]
Populist, Nativist, Isolationist: For Trump, It Was All of the Above by Marcia Pally COMMONWEAL, November 22, 2016 They wanted “change,” he promised change, and change most of all from the lying, corrupt, incompetent government of the last eight years. […]
“American Populism, Present Politics, and the 2016 presidential election” by Marcia Pally VIDEO: Presented at The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, Oct. 21, 2016
“Trump, American Populism, and Why American doesn’t know what to do with its own government,” By Marcia Pally VIDEO: Presented at Humboldt University-Berlin. Jan. 9, 2017 Please note: After the brief introduction in German, the presentation is in English.
Machiavelli on the Potomac: What Will Donald Trump Do Now? Marcia Pally Religion & Ethics Friday 27 January 2017 Marcia Pally is a Professor at New York University in Multilingual Multicultural Studies and a permanent Fellow of the New York Institute […]