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What Place Did Jesus Have at the Capitol Hill Riot?

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

It’s not by chance that banners with Jesus’ name flew above this week’s insurrection on Capitol Hill.

On Wednesday, armed domestic terrorists scaled the United States Capitol…

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Sarah Stankorb

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Sarah Stankorb is a contributor to GEN. Other works in The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic. @sarahstankorb www.sarahstankorb.com

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