Sectarian Review 9: David Barton and the End of History

In this episode Danny Anderson speaks with Jay Eldred about the evangelical historian, David Barton, once named by Time as one of the 25 most influential evangelicals in America. Danny and Jay talk about Christian Nationalism, Seven Mountain Dominionism, and the ethics of historical scholarship. Why does a significant segment of American Christians believe the United States has divine origins? What is at stake in this ideology?
Special thanks to Crazy and the Brains for allowing us to use their song “It’s Alright” as our new opening. Check them out at crazyandthebrains.com.
Links:
Chris Gertz: “What it is Christian Historians Do”
John Fea: The Way of Improvement blog
Terry Pratchett:

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