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For decades most Americans have said other people cannot be trusted. The exception was regular churchgoers who reported more faith in their neighbors, but new data says attending church no longer boosts social trust. What’s changed? Why are political conservatives suddenly talking much less about abortion and much more about transgender issues? Young earth creationists and Christian nationalists are flirting. What’s the attraction? Kaitlyn Schiess talks to author and Instagram historian, Jasmine Holmes, about her new book “Crowned with Glory,” and the overlooked story of how Black Christians shaped American history. And Phil has a disturbing story about rats, slugs, and worms.


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0:00 - Intro


1:29 - Show starts


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4:27 - Worms, Rats, Slugs, Oh My!


14:27 - Abortion and Transgender Rights


23:55 - Christian Nationalism at The Ark Encounter


29:30 - Lack of Trust Among Church Attenders

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47:26 - Interview Intro

Jasmine Holmes -


49:11 - Why Jasmine became interested in history


54:58 - Compiling stories of black history in America


1:17:41 - How black history in America can give Christians hope


1:24:42- End Credits

Links mentioned in news segment:


Worm that jumps from rats to slugs to human brains has invaded Southeast US

Church Attendance Used To Drive Up Trust: It Doesn’t Anymore


Christian Nationalism at The Ark Encounter

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Crowned with Glory: How Proclaiming the Truth of Black Dignity Has Shaped American History by Jasmine Holmes:


Carved in Ebony: Lessons from the Black Women Who Shape Us by Jasmine Holmes


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