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New book explores U.S. evangelicals and political extremism

Season 2023 Episode 351 | 7m 54s

White evangelical voters helped Donald Trump win the White House in 2016 and stuck by him in 2020. Political journalist Tim Alberta sought to find out why, as that support is largely inconsistent with basic Christian values. His new book, “The Kingdom, The Power and the Glory,” offers a view of how GOP politics are transforming and fracturing the church. Alberta discussed more with Geoff Bennett.

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