Researcher Andrew Whitehead Says Evangelicals Are More Likely to Sympathize With Christian Nationalism Than Any Other Religious Group

While Christian nationalism is found in all sectors of society, evangelical Protestants are more likely than any other religious group to sympathize with and accept it, according to notable academic researcher Andrew Whitehead.

An associate professor of Sociology at Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis, Whitehead was part of a webinar titled “Democracy and Faith Under Siege: Responding to Christian Nationalism,” which took place on Wednesday. He shared polling information about the extent to which people in the United States sympathized with the worldview and moral framework of Christian nationalism.

Whitehead defined Christian nationalism as a “cultural framework that idealizes and advocates a fusion of Christianity with American civic life,” with Christianity in this case being more cultural and tribal than spiritual.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Michael Gryboski