Right Rising

White Evangelicals and the Radical Right

November 24th, 2021  •  25 mins 36 secs  •  Download (35.2 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Guest Sophie Bjork-James join Right Rising to discuss the unique relationship between white evangelicals and radical right politics. Sophie breaks down the history of the U.S. religious right and how white evangelicals organized against racial integration in the 1970s as a precursor to their current activism. What, we ask, is the unique role Christianity plays in right-wing extremism?