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Anthea Butler explains how racism has been essential to growing the power of white evangelical Christians


Pastors tend to the spiritual needs of their congregations. Conspiracy theories have made their jobs a lot harder.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who identifies as Christian, has embraced QAnon conspiracy theories. Photo: Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images.


On YouTube, charismatic prophets are hurrying to reframe their failure for disillusioned followers

Image: Jeremiah Johnson Ministries/YouTube


In the end, Utah Sen. Mike Lee rejected the voter fraud conspiracy. It’s time for repentance.

Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir at the swearing in of Donald Trump in 2017. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images


Pastors who preached Christian nationalism and Trump’s promise from God are complicit in this violence

Supporters of Donald Trump pray outside the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images


Illustration: Daniel Zender

The tight-knit, restrictive, and obedient religious groups whose views shaped the country’s newest Supreme Court Justice


The lawn signs suggest support for Trump, but they don’t exactly mean that Trump is Jesus

Marchers gather at the National Mall for the Washington Prayer March 2020. Photo: Michael A. McCoy/Getty Images


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