White Christian Nationalism Fuels Insurrection

White Christian Nationalism Fuels Insurrection

Warlike rhetoric, racist epithets and chants of “traitor” echoed through the halls. Baseball bats and flagpoles became weapons used to attack police officers, who were also doused with bear and pepper spray. Four police officers provided firsthand testimony this week...
Most White Evangelicals Embrace ‘The Big Lie’

Most White Evangelicals Embrace ‘The Big Lie’

A majority (61%) of white evangelicals in the U.S. believe that the 2020 presidential election was “stolen,” according to a spotlight analysis published by the Public Religion Research Institute on May 12. This is the only faith group surveyed to have a majority of...
Not-So-Great Expectations, but Hopefulness

Not-So-Great Expectations, but Hopefulness

Some journalists with The Atlantic were queried about their expectations for this unfolding and uncertain year. Specifically, they were asked to identify issues they will likely explore more fully in the months ahead. Staff writer Anne Applebaum is pondering the need...