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political religion | politics | polls | Evangelicals

Why White Evangelicals Stuck with Trump

What polling data tells us about why White Evangelical support for Trump was undiminished in the 2020 election

February 11, 2021

In the #MeToo Era, Why Do White Evangelical Women Continue to #StandByTrump?

In the era of #MeToo, why do so many conservative, white evangelical women ignore accusations of sexual misconduct against Trump?

February 21, 2019

health care | white evangelicals

Three Reasons White Evangelicals Hate Obamacare

Last year, Republican lawmakers—with the support of many white evangelical Christians—found ways to undermine Obamacare. In Iowa, where evangelicals are a potent force, the governor recently approved legislation allowing insurers to sell cheaper plan...

April 12, 2018

Barack Obama | Donald Trump | white evangelicals

Progressives: To Take Back the White House, Love Your White Evangelical Neighbors

How Progressives can improve their chances of recapturing the White House in 2020.

September 21, 2017
Graham

2016 presidential election | Donald Trump | Eric Hoffer | Franklin Graham | Hillary Clinton | new poor | opinion gap | Richard Land | white evangelicals

Myths Debunked: Why Did White Evangelical Christians Vote for Trump?

What motivated white evangelicals to vote for Trump in 2016: Abortion and supreme-court nominees? No. Terrorism, the economy, and immigration.

January 19, 2017

Renaud | income inequality | wealth inequality | class issues | food insecurity | tax rates | Great Recession | charity | activism | systemic change

Income and Wealth Inequality: Why Religion's Current Efforts Won't Cut It

When religious institutions turn their attention to legislation, legal codes, and regulations, they can effect change.

November 20, 2014

Eleven Scholars, Eleven Accounts of God and the Moral Life, Part 2

Sightings summarizes presentations from the “God: Theological Accounts and Ethical Possibilities?” conference.

May 15, 2014

Eleven Scholars, Eleven Accounts of God and the Moral Life, Part 1

Sightings summarizes five of the presentations from the “God: Theological Accounts and Ethical Possibilities?” conference.

May 8, 2014