The rise of Christian nationalism is one of the greatest threats to American democracy. As more and more politicians embrace this ideology, what were once fringe beliefs are becoming increasingly mainstream – but the promotion of these ideas isn’t exclusive to the white Evangelical movement. Sarah Riccardi-Swartz, a professor of religion at Northeastern University, will join Jack to discuss how these dangerous beliefs are popping up in other denominations as well, as laid out in her Religion Dispatches article, Orthodox Church’s Authoritarian Anti-LGBT Statement Poses Serious Threat to Academic Freedom.

Hear the full August 6, 2022 State of Belief Radio program here.

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