#MAGA Church: The Doomsday Prophet Who Says the Bible Predicted Trump

For The New York Times, Sam Kestenbaum profiles 59-year-old Pastor Jonathan Cahn of Beth Israel Worship Center in Wayne, N.J., who asserts that Donald Trump’s presidency was prophesied in the Bible. He is traveling to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago retreat this weekend to address activists and advisers. After 9/11, Cahn, who was raised in a Jewish family in New York, began to explicitly link current events to mystical meaning. His latest book, The Paradigm, connects President Trump to the biblical warrior-king Jehu of Israel. Cahn said, “Trump is offering us a window for revival, a window to return to God.”

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