Gerardo Martí"The Second Great Awakening as an Organizing Process" (1969) Mathews argued religious revivalism represented a crucial source of stability, integrating huge numbers under common umbrella of Protestantism. xroads.virginia.edu/~MA95/finseth/….
Suppose "Trumpism" as new religious integration.
Historians long depicted slavery as an aberration from, or a precursor to, capitalism. That’s changing.
Gerardo MartíRECOMMENDED Revisiting this essay—The institution of slavery wasn’t a LOCAL phenomenon of owners & plantations—It was a GLOBAL intertwining of credit & banking, manufacturing, labor practices, actualizing powerful, innovative systems for leveraging capital
Gerardo MartíTrump lost support of Rod Dreher, and that’s saying something >> “This is the act of a weak man who is left with nothing but to stand in front of a church flashing a Bible like a gang sign to get conservative Christians in line.”
The president’s photo op outside St. John’s Church was emblematic of his appeal to the religious right.
Gerardo Martí“Most white conservative Christians don’t want piety from this president; they want power…To Trump, the Bible and the church are not symbols of faith; they are weapons of culture war.”
President Trump announced intentions for churches on Friday.
Gerardo MartíWhite evangelical Protestants more likely to favor allowing in-person religious gatherings—still only 33%—alongside 25% nonwhite Protestants, 18% white Catholics, 15% white mainline Protestants. Those trusting Fox News most are 2x more likely (33% vs 17%).
Nearly 50,000 tuned in and saw what makes Stephen Curry such a respected leader during an informative talk with Dr. Anthony Fauci about COVID-19.
Gerardo MartíAnother opportunity to say Steph Curry was one of my students as a #Sociology major @DavidsonCollege >> Link to #coronavirus interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci winning high praise for promoting high quality information re #COVID19
Maybe we’re sad because we were already living lives of dystopian isolation
Gerardo Martí“There’s still truth in this line from Gerardo Marti and Gladys Ganiel’s The Deconstructed Church: Understanding Emerging Christianity: ‘When your mom dies, your yoga teacher isn’t bringing you a casserole.’ @adacalhoun in @forgemag
WASHINGTON Faith leaders told President Donald Trump at a private meeting at the White House this week that they saw the Democrats' impeachment efforts in
Gerardo MartíMy next book AMERICAN BLINDSPOT unpacks exactly this >> "They really believe that to impeach President Trump would be to impeach their own closely held values. And that's why they take impeachment so personally," Jeffress said about the faith leaders.
Abstract. The term “orthodox” is often used to characterize religious communities who understand themselves to hold a stable set of practices or beliefs. Howev
Gerardo Martí@jeffguhin I REALLY like this article, which may be relevant :
Orthodoxy as Project: Temporality and Action in an American Protestant Denomination by Sorcha A. Brophy
Sociology of Religion 77(2) SUMMER 2016, 123–143.
Findings from the 2019 American Values Survey. Findings from the 2019 American Values Survey.
Gerardo MartíAmong Republicans and Republican-leaning independents, white evangelical Protestants are some of the most unified in their support of Trump, with more than eight in ten (82%) saying they prefer him to be their party’s nominee.