Straight White American Jesus

A podcast on religion and politics hosted by Daniel Miller and Bradley Onishi, ex-ministers who are now scholars of religion.

Weekly Roundup: Schools, Grocery Stores, Hospitals, Funerals, Churches

Brad and Dan begin by discussing the mass shootings that took place this week at a funeral, a hospital, and more. They ask what can be done about gun violence in a country where one party has chosen to worship handheld killing machines (and the money it brings their leaders). Should laws be passed that allow for civil suits against gun owners responsible for violence and/or manufacturers?

They then turn their attention to an op-ed at the New York Times that tries to downplay the GOP’s Christian nationalism and present the party as the “nonreligious right.” Brad and Dan dissect the analysis, showing how it rests on faulty metrics and erroneous assumptions.

At the NYT:

They end with a report about the “army” of GOP trained poll workers who plan to saturate voting places across the country in this year’s midterms. At Politico:

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