sabato 17 ottobre 2020

Stati Uniti
Sarah Posner's 'Unholy' implicates Catholics as well as evangelicals

(Sarah Posner - NC Reporter)  
Unholy: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump -- Sarah Posner's timely, meticulously researched Unholy intertwines two stories. As its subtitle asks, how can white evangelicals, longtime strong advocates of character in political leaders, worship so fervently at the altar of President Donald Trump? The answer to that question requires historical examination of the religious right movement, which has now amalgamated with the "alt-right," Posner proposes, to form the base of the Republican Party. Posner has tracked the religious right carefully for years. Few commentators are better equipped to tell this story. As the "unholy" tag indicates, the other story Posner tells suggests that the religious right's alliance with Trump has proven to be less than holy. Citing abundant evidence, (...)