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Essay

The Revival of the Old Religious Right

The obituary of the old-guard Religious Right has been written many times over. But then Donald Trump won, and overwhelming numbers of white Christians helped carry him to victory.

By Tiffany Stanley

Interview

How to Live Beyond this Election

On October 8, On Being host Krista Tippett moderated a conversation between poet Natasha Tretheway and interfaith activist Eboo Patel. Held on the eve of …

By The Editors

Essay

The New White Nationalists?

There’s a 1920s Klan pamphlet, The Menace of Modern Immigration, that is worth recalling in the lead-up to the current presidential election. Written by H.W. …

By Kelly J. Baker

Essay

Eric Metaxas’s Bonhoeffer Delusions

“We are better than this,” declares Marian Wright Edelman, the president and founder of the Children’s Defense Fund. “Bonhoeffer, the great German Protestant theologian who …

By Charles Marsh

Report

The Conflicted Catholicism of Tim Kaine

On a recent conference call with the voter outreach group Catholics for Hillary, vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine trotted out his faith credentials. He spoke …

By Megan Sweas

Essay

An Atheist for President?

When Donald Trump spoke to a group of evangelical leaders in New York early this past summer, he insinuated that Hillary Clinton’s Christian faith was …

By Leigh Eric Schmidt