By BJC | 3m
Published in October of 2022

SUMMARY: Is there a difference between Christianity and Christian nationalism? In just three minutes Amanda Tyler points out the stark differences between the two belief systems.

KEY QUOTE: “Christianity is a religion practiced by more than 2 billion people around the world, including many millions of Americans. Followers of Christ are diverse. We are spread across the planet and we have different denominations, practices, theologies, and political views…Christian nationalism is a political ideology and cultural framework that merges American and Christian identities.”



More curated shows on Christian Nationalism:

SHOW: Is Christian nationalism on the rise in the United States?

Chair of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania Anthea Butler, professor of history and gender studies at Calvin University Kristen Du Mez, and executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty Amanda Tyler engage in a lively panel discussion with host Marc Lamont Hill as he tries to understand the disconnect between white Christion nationalism, what is preached in the Bible, and what is penned in the founding documents of the United States.

SHOW: The Right’s Fight to Make America a Christian Nation

From Ken Peters, founder of Patriot Church in Knoxville, TN, who believes that Americans are about to lose the country we have “always known” to pastor Franklin Grahm who believes Christians are under attack CBS News profiles a handful of Christian Americans who believe the country was founded as a Christian nation. Historian John Fea provides the historical context in a short documentary that asks the question, what does it mean for religious liberty if Christian nationalists get their way?

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