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Kristin Du Mez: How Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith

Clip: 05/05/2022 | 18m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

The likely demise of Roe v. Wade has galvanized America’s evangelicals. Who exactly are they? And how do they influence politics? Kristin Du Mez is a professor and historian of American Christianity. Her book "Jesus and John Wayne" takes a look at 75 years of white evangelicalism. Du Mez says she believes the Christian right is undermining democracy and fracturing the country.

Aired: 05/05/22

Rating: NR

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