Beyond ‘Thoughts and Prayers’: How the Christian Right’s Politics of Providentialism Keeps America from Addressing Gun Violence

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In order for the GOP leadership to continue to do nothing on guns they need loyal foot soldiers to deliver messaging that appeals to their base. What this messaging, familiar to those of us who grew up in the Christian Right, tells us about the “soul” of the Republican Party is not pretty.

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When Fundamentalism Follows You Out the Door: Transphobic Statement Exposes Exvangelical Trauma

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While the “exvangelical” community was designed to help former evangelicals heal from a toxic environment, a subgroup of exvangelicals calling itself the “Magdalene Collective” released a statement that’s been called transphobic and that many see as a replication of the very abusive patterns from which they’d been trying to escape.

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