Joel Looper: Why Evangelicals are Drawn to Christian Nationalism

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Joel Looper: Why Evangelicals are Drawn to Christian Nationalism

Though evangelicals emphasize fidelity to the gospel above all else, many have fallen in step with “a different gospel” of Christian nationalism. Analyzing Scripture, church history, and current events in the United States and Russia, Joel Looper offers evangelicals a theological rationale for resisting Christian nationalism.

Joel Looper teaches at Baylor University where he serves as coordinator for Shalom Mission Communities, a network of international Christian communities. He’s the author of Bonhoeffer’s America: A Land Without Reformation and the book we talked about on this episode Another Gospel: Christian Nationalism and the Crisis of Evangelical Identity.

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