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Christian nationalism after the Jan. 6 attack

In fight against ‘tyranny,’ Michigan board declares itself ‘constitutional county’

By Yonat Shimron — May 24, 2023
(RNS) — In drafting the resolution to become a ‘constitutional county,’ commissioners relied on the writings of a Wisconsin pastor who promotes the idea of resistance to civil authorities.

How the battle over Christian nationalism often starts with homeschooling

By Bob Smietana and Emily McFarlan Miller — December 23, 2022
(RNS) — Some of the most popular homeschool curriculum textbooks teach that the first Europeans to arrive in Virginia and Massachusetts made a covenant with God to Christianize the land.

The American Renewal Project wants to mobilize pastors for the Republican Party

By Yonat Shimron — November 4, 2022
(RNS) — The goal is to bring Christianity back into the public square.

How the Capitol attacks helped spread Christian nationalism in the extreme right

By Jack Jenkins — January 26, 2022
(RNS) — For many in the right-wing extremist fringe, Christian nationalism is becoming a shared language.

Since Jan. 6 attacks, spiritual leaders unify to combat Christian nationalism

By Alejandra Molina — January 7, 2022
(RNS) — The Jan. 6 insurrection of the U.S. Capitol drew recent attention to the phenomenon of Christian nationalism, but religious and spiritual leaders acknowledge its existence long before that.

The Unite the Right rally changed her life. She now wants to defeat white nationalism.

By Yonat Shimron — November 26, 2021
(RNS) — Since that searing summer day four years ago, Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin has devoted herself to better understanding what happened and working to make sure it never happens again.

Inside the fraught effort to create a Christian nationalist internet

By Jack Jenkins — October 19, 2021
(RNS) — Booted from mainstream social media websites, outraged Christian nationalists are creating some of their own.

Post-Trump, Christian nationalists preach a theology of vaccine resistance

By Jack Jenkins — September 14, 2021
(RNS) — Recent rallies have intermingled resistance to COVID-19 vaccines with calls for a resurgence of Christian influence.
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