Straight White American Jesus

Straight White American Jesus

An in-depth examination of the culture and politics of Christian Nationalism and Evangelicalism by two ex-evangelical ministers-turned-religion professors. If you have ever wondered what social and historical forces led white evangelicals to usher Donald Trump into the White House this is the show for you. As former insiders and critical scholars of religion, Dan Miller and Bradley Onishi have a unique perspective on the Religious Right. Guests have included Chrissy Stroop, R. Marie Griffith, Janelle Wong, Randall Balmer, Katherine Stewart, and many others.

Recent Episodes

God Save the Men: Evangelical (Toxic) Masculinity with Professor Kristin du Mez

Nov. 30, 2021

Brad and Dan are joined by Professor Kristin du Mez, an expert on evangelical masculinity and culture. They discuss why evangelicals imagine Jesus to be a heterosexual strong man, gender complementarity, #churchtoo, and the …

The Myth of the Persecuted Christian and the Inverted Golden Rule

Nov. 26, 2021

Brad speaks with Dennison University political scientist Paul Djupe. They discuss Djupe's findings that those Christians who live in homogenous Christian communities are most likely to believe that Democrats, atheists, and o…

The Myth of the Christian Nation

Nov. 24, 2021

Dan speaks with author and constitutional lawyer Andrew Seidel. They discuss his new book, "The Founding Myth," and dissect the idea that the USA is a Christian nation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad…

Confronting the Sh*ttiness of Paul

Nov. 23, 2021

In his new book, Profaning Paul , USC Professor Cavan Concannon takes an unflinching look at the letters of Paul through the metaphor of excrement--or shit. "The letters of Paul have been used to support and condone a host o…

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