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!
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 […]
The Tragedy of Evangelical Politics https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/evangelical-politics-trump-populism-abortion-white-supremacy By Marcia Pally Donald Trump can seemingly do no wrong in the eyes of many evangelical voters. His support among white evangelicals rose from 81 percent in 2016 to 84 percent in 2020 and […]
White Evangelicals and Right-wing Populism By Marcia Pally Donald Trump lost the 2020 election by seven million votes and 74 seats in the Electoral College, a count validated in over 70 lawsuits, twice by the Supreme Court, and by his own […]