In this essay, Smith points out that while influential journalists may find much to criticize and parody in Evangelical red America, such attitudes of condescension contribute to a sense of victimhood that galvanizes the religious right.
Stereotypes tell us this: Evangelical Christians are politically conservative, closed-minded, morally judgmental, and anti-science. We speak with two creative members of a new generation of Evangelical thinkers and teachers, who defy stereotypes and reveal an evolving character for this vast movement that describes 40 percent of Americans.
is an associate professor and Director of the Seminars in Christian Scholarship Program at Calvin College.
is a historian of science and professor of Christian philosophy at Fuller Seminary. She's the author of Theology in the Age of Scientific Reasoning and Whatever Happened to the Soul.