Wed, 22 September 2021
Data from the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) has found that white Christians—including mainline Protestants, Catholics, and evangelicals—are the most racist religious group in America, Robert P. Jones, the CEO of PRRI, says this isn’t a bug within white American Christianity, but a feature. He discusses his new book “White Too Long” about the lingering legacy of white supremacy in the church. Also this week, apologist Josh McDowell joins those saying CRT is the greatest threat facing the church, but does his argument contradict itself? Why is belief in miracles going up if overall belief in religion is going down? Phil says we shouldn’t worry about scientists trying to resurrect woolly mammoths. Christian explains why she’s in the Netherlands. And police in the UK issue a warning about kids buying beans.
Where in the world is Christian? [00:47]
Christian’s research and wooden shoes [4:51]Police issue warning over children ‘buying large quantities of cans of beans’ [9:31]
Firm raises $15m to bring back woolly mammoth from extinction [16:44]
Josh McDowell’s speech and apology [22:45]
New stat: Do you believe in religious miracles? [35:41]
Interview with Robert P. Jones
PATREON BONUS: https://www.patreon.com/posts/56402290/Interview Start [44:18]
The white Christian shuffle [48:26]Al Mohler and the SBC’s racist history [51:35]https://www.baptistpress.com/resource-library/news/first-person-racial-superiority-confronting-the-truth/
Theology of white Christianity [55:31]
Data from “Deep Roots: How Slavery Still Shapes Southern Politics” [1:07:59]
More data: Thermometer vs. race index [1:11:10]
United Daughters of the Confederacy - catechisms [1:15:24]
Does church attendance affect racist attitudes? [1:20:22]
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