The New Evangelicals: Activism & Voting

The New Evangelicals: Activism & Voting By Marcia Pally Humboldt University, Berlin May 31, 2012 I’d like to begin by telling you a bit about how I came to be here today. In 2005, I was looking at evangelicals—practices, publications, sermons, websites, activism—for another project when I noticed something: no less a publication than Christianity […]

Interview: Marcia Pally on the New Evangelicals

Interview: Marcia Pally on the New Evangelicals  By Jarrod Longbons The Art of the Good Life: Contemporary Thinkers You Should Read Nov. 1, 2011  Professor Marcia Pally teaches at New YorkUniversity in Multilingual Multicultural Studies and at Fordham University’s Institute of American Language and Culture. Her new book is The New Evangelicals: Expanding the Vision of the Common Good with a foreword by the eminent theologian John […]

Why Evangelical Christians have left the Right

Why Evangelical Christians have left the Right By Marcia Pally Religion & Ethics  Friday 28 October 2011  For much of the last century, America’s evangelicals have been the whipping boy of progressives and intellectuals of all sorts. Ostensibly, they use government to impose their interpretation of Scripture on the body politic and – paradoxical to […]

America’s ”New Evangelicals”: Emissaries for the Common Good

America’s ”New Evangelicals”: Emissaries for the Common Good By Marcia Pally Published in Die Welt, Oct. 19, 2010  In public discussion today, religion is a sorry sight, linked to fundamentalism, terrorism, and benighted threats to democracy. This is just what Europe’s Enlightenment predicted in its thriller-theory of modern history: nefarious religion tries to kidnap the […]