In her lecture titled “The Myth of American ‘Chosenness,’” Dr. Catherine Brekus traced the development of white Christian nationalism from Puritan leader John Winthrop’s 1630 “city on a hill” sermon to its inspiration of the MAGA movement in the 21st century.
BJC and the BJC Center for Faith, Justice and Reconciliation are urgently needed to counter the white supremacy menacing religious liberty for all in the United States, said the Rev. Dr. Adam Bond, a scholar and Baptist minister.
Several Baptist-affiliated groups decried the Supreme Court’s June 29 ruling overturning race-conscious affirmative action policies for college admissions.
“The Groff decision explains in clear terms how religion is privileged under the statute but not necessarily to the detriment of others.”
BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler shares about her move to Texas, including how the state has become a major flashpoint in the resurgence of Christian nationalism.
A group of experts came together for a webinar on advancing religious freedom in public schools.