Books

Costly Grace by Rob Schenck

This autobiography traces Schenck’s journey through religion, politics, and his personal life that culminates in a humbled worldview full of grace and love for humanity. It is a must-read for those who have found themselves disenchanted with Christian fundamentalism or anyone who seeks to understand the mindset of the politically motivated religious right.

Taking America Back for God by Andrew L. Whitehead and Samuel L. Perry

This thorough study and analysis of attitudes and beliefs of Christian Americans shows disturbing trends in the influence of religion on politics, particularly in the area of Christian Nationalism.

The Flag and the Cross: White Christian Nationalism and the Threat to American Democracy by Philip S. Gorski ,Samuel L. Perry , et al.

This book provides a vivid picture of Christian Nationalism, tracing it back to its roots in theological racism and radicalized political and religious groups, as well as showing how it got us to the insurrection of the Capitol on January 6th, 2021.