Episodes

November 30, 2021

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

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 damaging effects of patriarchal church cultures.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/straightwhiteamericanjesu/messageSupport this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/straightwhiteamericanjesu/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/straightwhiteamericanjesu/support</a>

November 26, 2021

The Myth of the Persecuted Christian and the Inverted Golden Rule

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 ot...

November 24, 2021

The Myth of the Christian Nation

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/adc...

November 23, 2021

Confronting the Sh*ttiness of Paul

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 of...

November 16, 2021

Christians Against Christian Supremacy -with Dr. Obery Hendricks

A life long social activist, Obery Hendricks is one of the foremost commentators on the intersection of religion and political economy in America. He is the most widely read and perhaps the most influential African American b...

November 13, 2021

Weekly Roundup: Big Bird Was Immunized

Brad and Dan begin by discussing the case of Aaron Rodgers, who was recently found out not to have been vaccinated. They discuss the various components at play in the case--from becoming an anti-vaxxer wiithout realizing it, ...

November 11, 2021

Mild at Heart: Love, Sex, and Masculinity After Purity Culture: Ep 8

Christian Nationalism is the Original Purity Culture

November 08, 2021

Reading Evangelicals

Race, Class, and Politics at the Evangelical Bookstore

November 06, 2021

Weekly Roundup: Trumpism Without Trump

Brad and Dan begin by debating the fallout of the gubernatorial election in Virginia. Dan points out that historically the party in power doesn't perform well in midterm and off-year elections. This is especially true in Virg...

November 04, 2021

Parenting After Purity Culture

+ You are Revolutionary

November 01, 2021

Gay Activism and the Christian Gaze

Dr. Brett Krutsch is the editor of the Revealer and the Director of the Center for Religion and Media at NYU, He speaks to Brad about his book, " Dying to Be Normal: Gay Martyrs and the Transformation of American Sexual Polit...

October 30, 2021

Weekly Roundup: America on Trial

+ Does Evangelical Just Mean Republican?

October 28, 2021

Mild at Heart: Love, Sex, and Masculinity After Purity Culture: Ep 7

Why Does Love Feel Like Death?

October 26, 2021

The Denomination Manufacturing the Culture Wars

Calvary Chapel is the Vanguard of American Christian Nationalism

October 23, 2021

Weekly Roundup: Bad Fathers, Nation-Building, and the End of the World

+ The 130 Acre MAGA Incubator in Tennessee

October 18, 2021

The Real and Present Danger of Male Supremacist Terrorism

Alex DiBranco is Executive Director and Founder at Institute for Research on Male Supremacism. Alex stops by to discuss "Male Supremacist Terrorism as a Rising Threat" . According to Dibranco, male supremacism is a right-wing...

October 16, 2021

Weekly Roundup: Pledge Allegiance to the January 6th Insurrection Flag

+Closing Libraries and the Politicization of SCOTUS

October 13, 2021

Mild at Heart: Love, Sex, and Masculinity After Purity Culture: Ep 5

Performance Anxiety: Fear and the Masculine Gaze

October 11, 2021

The Rise and Fall of the Mars Hill Podcast

Brad speaks with Dr. Jessica Johnson, research fellow at the College of William and Mary and author of Biblical Porn: Affect, Labor, and Pastor Mark Driscoll's Evangelical Empire. They discuss the ways that Christianity Today...

October 09, 2021

Weekly Roundup: MAGA Conservatives vs "Non American Americans"

+ the Womens March and a New Generation of Activists