Over the last century, we've baked politics, masculinity, and religion together. In this episode, Keith interviews https://kristindumez.com/ (Dr. Kristin Kobes Du Mez) about her book https://kristindumez.com/books/jesus-and-john-wayne/ (Jesus and John Wayne). She explores how evangelical concepts of masculinity and political playbook merged together to bring about the rise of Donald Trump.
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0:35 - Special guest https://kristindumez.com/ (Dr. Kristin Kobes Du Mez): author of https://kristindumez.com/books/jesus-and-john-wayne/ (Jesus and John Wayne)
4:00 - John Elredge's https://wildatheart.org/ (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 - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52509088-taking-america-back-for-god (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 https://twitter.com/kkdumez (Twitter) and https://www.facebook.com/kkdumez/ (Facebook)
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Jesus and John Wayne: https://kristindumez.com/books/jesus-and-john-wayne/ (https://kristindumez.com/books/jesus-and-john-wayne/)
Wild at Heart: https://wildatheart.org/ (https://wildatheart.org/)
Taking Back America for God: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52509088-taking-america-back-for-god (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52509088-taking-america-back-for-god)
The Myth of Christian America by Greg Boyd: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/77832.The_Myth_of_a_Christian_Nation (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/77832.The_Myth_of_a_Christian_Nation)
Believe Me by John Fea: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/36430425 (https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/36430425)
A Church Called Tov by Scot McKnight and Laura Barringer: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/51979066-a-church-called-tov (https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/51979066-a-church-called-tov)
After Evangelicalism by David Gushee: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52674977-after-evangelicalism (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52674977-after-evangelicalism)
Kristine Kobe Du Mez on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kkdumez/ (https://www.facebook.com/kkdumez/)
Kristin Kobe Du Mez on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kkdumez (https://twitter.com/kkdumez)
Is It Okay for Christians to be Nationalists?: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/is-it-okay-for-christians-to-be-nationalists/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/is-it-okay-for-christians-to-be-nationalists/)
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