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How Christian Is Christian Nationalism?

posted on March 27, 2023

Kelefa Sanneh of The New Yorker writes that Christian nationalism is not as theologically motivated as its name might suggest. Rather, he argues, it is the product of social and ancestral traditions. He traces the history of the movement throughout American history and argues that its resurgence is a product of the shrinking Christian majority in the United States. He writes, “The sociologists see a fearful tribe, resentful of a country that won’t stop changing. Exponents see a small but indomitable movement, standing strong against a tide of secularism.”

Read at The New Yorker