Aug 24, 2020 • 1HR 14M

Episode 1: The Power Worshippers with Katherine Stewart

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This week's episode features a conversation with Katherine Stewart.

Katherine is the author of The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism (, Her book provides a comprehensive overview of the tactics and strategies Christian nationalists have employed in American politics: teaching false historical narratives about American history (and the history of the Religious Right itself), deteriorating the public education system, lobbying state legislatures, mobilizing religious voters with sophisticated data modeling, and much more.

If you're looking for a primer on how Christian nationalists have been hard at work achieving their objectives for decades--and are making the most of a compliant Trump administration--this book has you covered.

This conversation just scratches the surface of what is covered in her book, and is more timely than ever.

Follow Katherine on Twitter @kathsstewart.

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