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 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!
“Beyond the Secular vs Religious Divide” Word & Way, Dec. 14 2022 By Marcia Pally Beyond the Secular vs. Religious Divide We know we are dangerously polarized by political party. But there is a growing sense that we are also […]
Check out the delightfully satirical–and helpful!–Christmas shopping guide at Word & Way, a really thoughtful blog on religion, society, and politics that you’ll like the year round. The guide is called “Holiday Gift Guide for the Christian Nationalist on Your […]
Campaign Stops STRONG OPINIONS ON THE 2012 ELECTION The New Evangelicals By MARCIA PALLY The New York Times, Dec. 9, 2011 Though public support for both major political parties is very low, one group of voters is usually exempted from this […]
Donald Trump: Apostle of America’s Civil Religion Religion and Ethics 16 Nov 2016 By Marcia Pally Trump gives voice, not only to American discontent, but to its political faith that it will be solved by ‘booting the bums out’. The […]
Evangelicals and the 2012 election: The kingdoms of faith and politics By Marcia Pally We are now past the half-mark in the Republican primaries, and it seems that evangelicals are following tradition—or stereotype–as the religious voting-bloc outlier. Yet a look […]
The Religious Re-direct: Religions and elections in America By Marcia Pally Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Oct. 30, 2010 For over a century, religiosity in America has been greater, more committed, and more populist than in any other industrialized country. Though today, […]