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Liberty University, the country’s largest Christian college, is facing a record-breaking fine of $37.5 million for failing to report crimes, including sexual assaults, that occur on its campus. David French and Skye Jethani discuss the case and its similarities to other scandals within Christian institutions. Why is there a culture of cover-ups within American evangelicalism? French points to the “siege mentality” of the culture war, and Jethani unpacks the way strong group identities make us dismissive of our group’s evils while magnifying those of others. They then apply this other news stories including Israel’s war with Hamas and the ongoing mess in Congress. Plus, they get nerdy about new sci-fi shows from Apple.

0:00 - Theme Song


0:17 - Silo


2:55 - Latest Liberty U. Scandal


25:18 - Sponsor - Sundays Dog Food
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26:30 - Social Identity Theory


54:19- End Credits


Other resources:

David French:


The Worst Scandal in American Higher Education Isn’t in the Ivy League


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