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Donald Trump & Evangelical Masculinity: An Interview with Dr. Kristin Kobes Du Mez




Over the last century, we've baked politics, masculinity, and religion together. In this episode, Keith interviews (Dr. Kristin Kobes Du Mez) about her book (Jesus and John Wayne). She explores how evangelical concepts of masculinity and political playbook merged together to bring about the rise of Donald Trump. If you like this episode, make sure not to miss (Is It Okay for Christians to be Nationalists?) Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our (website) and follow us on (Facebook), (Instagram), and (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks. Outline 0:15 - Follow our new (Twitter) account @tmbtpodcast 0:35 - Special guest (Dr. Kristin Kobes Du Mez): author of (Jesus and John Wayne) 4:00 - John Elredge's (Wild at Heart) 6:25 - Rise of evangelical masculinity 10:10 - Shift in national values and movements 1950s - 1960s 13:00 - Modern political realignment of 1960s and 1970s 13:30 - Jimmy Carter vs. Ronald Reagan 17:15 - The connection between Jesus and John Wayne 19:30 - Defining "evangelical" 27:45 - (Taking Back America for God) by Andrew Whitehead and Samuel Perry 31:40 - Book recommendations 32:45 - Upcoming book: Live, Laugh, Love 33:45 - Follow Kristin Kobe Du Mez on (Twitter) and (Facebook) 34:30 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. Social Facebook: ( Instagram: ( Twitter: ( References Dr. Kristin Kobe Du Mez: ( Jesus and John Wayne: ( Wild at Heart: ( Taking Back America for God: ( The Myth of Christian America by Greg Boyd: ( Believe Me by John Fea: ( A Church Called Tov by Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer: ( After Evangelicalism by David Gushee: ( Kristine Kobe Du Mez on Facebook: ( Kristin Kobe Du Mez on Twitter: (  Related Is It Okay for Christians to be Nationalists?: ( 4 Signs You've Turning Politics Into an Idol: Support this podcast