So many of us have been given bad answers to good questions — questions about God, suffering, prayer, fate, science, justice, and more — often by people with pure intentions.

But we needn’t stop with those pat answers. You have permission to take both Christianity and the modern world very seriously, and this podcast will introduce you to people from across the Christian spectrum engaging these timeless and difficult questions in various ways


The Religious Rhetoric of Politicians (#169) You Have Permission

Joining me today is Rev. Dr. Brian Kaylor to discuss his book "Presidential Campaign Rhetoric in an Age of Confessional Politics." Brian overviews the book's four categories for religious political rhetoric: testimonial, partisan, sectarian and liturgical. We analyze how Evangelicalism has significantly changed the political landscape in the past 50 years.Brian's Book "Presidential Campaign Rhetoric in an Age of Confessional Politics": & Way Organization: Dan on IG: Or Twitter: Faith deconstruction resources: Edited by Josh Gilbert ( — he is accepting more work!) Join the Patreon for exclusive episodes (and more) every month: Email about the "sliding scale" for the Patreon: YHP Patron-only FB group: Website: Join Dan's email list: Artwork by Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
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