We are back after an extended holiday break! I hope all our readers were able to spend some quality time with friends and family over the holidays. I always look forward to the holidays as a time of relaxation, worship, family-time, and getting caught-up on reading. Here are a few things that happened over break:
On Christmas Eve I visited Byron Borger at Hearts and Minds Bookstore in Dallastown, PA. I bought some books for members of my family and I bought some books for myself:
I am almost done with Wolterstorff’s memoir. It is excellent.
On December 26, 2018, I was quoted in Carol Kuruvilla’s piece at the Huffington Post: “Americans Trust Clergy Less Than Ever, Gallup Poll Finds.”
On December 30, 2018, I published a piece at History News Network: “Trump’s White Evangelicals are Nostalgic for an American Past that Never Existed for Blacks and Others.” Most of the piece comes from my Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump.
I learned that my piece “Why is Christian America Supporting Donald Trump?” was one of History News Network’s most popular posts for 2018.
On January 2, 2019, I was quoted in Greg Sargent’s Washington Post op-ed, “The walls around Trump are crumbling. Evangelicals may be his last resort.”
On January 2, 2019, I contributed to Jerome Socolovsky’s National Public Radio story: “Evangelicals Seek Detente With Mideast Muslim Leaders As Critics Doubt Motives.”
And don’t forget our coverage of the annual meeting of the American Historical Association. We have a great team of correspondents and will begin posting on January 3, 2019. Stay tuned!