This edition of ReligionLink provides background on what Christian nationalism is, stories that show how it is influencing politics worldwide and experts to help reporters and readers better understand its heady mix of ideological politics and national identity.
João Chaves is associate director for programming at the Hispanic Theological Initiative and assistant professor of evangelism and mission at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He has written on migration, evangelical history in the U.S. and Brazil, and on evangelicals’ relationship to politics in the Americas.
This edition of ReligionLink provides you with a range of resources and potential sources to cover how American Christianity’s traumas and political entanglements have triggered a crisis of faith for exvangelicals.
Jordan Steffaniak is a research fellow at the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture and co-founder of the London Lyceum, a center for Analytic, Baptist and Confessional theology.
Kaitlin Gabriele-Black is assistant professor at Salve Regina University. Her research and expertise focus on the intersections of sexuality, gender and faith, specifically around evangelical Christianity. She is principal investigator of the #Exvangelical Parenting Study.
Linda Kay Klein is the founder of the nonprofit Break Free Together and author of Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free.
R Scott Okamoto is is a writer and musician from Los Angeles who deconstructed his faith while an English professor at Azusa Pacific University. He is host of the “Chapel Probation” podcast.
Abraham Piper, son of Reformed theologian John Piper, is an artist in Minneapolis who has a marked social media presence where he processes a variety of topics, from critiques of American evangelicalism to leaving religion altogether.
Meghan Crozier is a writer and podcast host based in Washington exploring such topics as faith deconstruction, spirituality, equality, justice, culture, mental health and religion. Contact through her website.