Wild At Heart: QAnon, Sex Trafficking, and Evangelical Masculinity
The connection between spirituality and child trafficking may be new in New Age spirituality, but it is one that has been common for years within evangelicalism.
The Naked Game
Betsy told me to play the husband. I said yes, but I didn’t want to—in the Naked Game no one ever played the boy—we were just girls, being ourselves.
Apocalyptabuse, or How to Survive “The End”
Call this fantasized thinking apocalyptabuse: the demoralizing mythic-psychic warfare that deprives people of hope, makes us fear that The End is near, and thereby cuts off our aspirations of any earthly life to come.
Young Evangelicals Fighting for Climate Action
For students at this top evangelical college, loving God means protecting creation. That includes dealing with the human sources of climate change.
An Oral History of Shame
An Excerpt From Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free
7 Habits of a Highly Effective Philosopher
Life lessons from the Christian apologist William Lane Craig.
Singing to Jesus with Eyes Closed
You would think Berkeley had suddenly transformed into an Evangelical school.
The Day U.S. Evangelicalism Died
As reported in Religion Dispatches, on December 16th, 2012, U.S. evangelicalism uttered its last breath. On this day, Fox News pundit Mike Huckabee (a.k.a. Mr. “More Conversation, Less Confrontation”) joined forces with Dr. James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, and American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer to proclaim that the school massacre in Newtown,…
Creationism and Conspiracism
Katha Pollit has an interesting piece in The Nation about why it matters that so many Americans are creationists. It isn’t that 46 percent of respondents are creationists (“God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last ten thousand years or so”). Or that 32 percent believe in “theistic evolution”…
Love in Action, Except Not
For those who wonder how they can respond when they see Michele Bachmann’s husband and other ex-gay activists spewing hatred, the documentary This is Love in Action demonstrates what can happen when even a small band of Christians finally stands up and speaks for those who have no voice. The film chronicles the journey of Zach, a…