Andrew Whitehead

Andrew Whitehead is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Andrew Whitehead

Why Christian Nationalism makes American Christians less Christlike

By Andrew Whitehead — August 18, 2023
(RNS) — What if the greatest danger to the witness of Christianity in the United States wasn't an outside threat? What if the danger was closer to home and looked so familiar that it was able to evade detection?

Undoing the Christian nationalism of the Doctrine of Discovery

By Andrew Whitehead — May 8, 2023
(RNS) — More direct action from the Catholic Church is necessary to uproot the remnants of the Doctrine.

What is Black History Month in a white Christian nation?

By Andrew Whitehead — February 9, 2023
(RNS) — A new PRRI/Brookings survey demonstrates the historical repercussions of Christian nationalism.

White Christian nationalism isn’t pro-life. It’s pro-order.

By Andrew Whitehead and Samuel L. Perry — January 19, 2023
(RNS) — In the Christian nationalist vision, abortion is not a choice but a violation of a collective moral fabric.

With Bibles and flash grenades, Trump walks the Christian nationalist walk

By Andrew Whitehead — June 2, 2020
(RNS) — It won’t be in spite of authoritarian bluster that many white Christians support Donald Trump. It will be because of it.
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