Book Review. Shelf Awareness. Issue 930. June 23, 2020. https://www.shelf-awareness.com/readers-issue.html?issue=930#m16272

Jesus and John Wayne, Kristin Kobes Du Mez’s urgent, sharp-elbowed survey of the last half-century of white American evangelicalism. . . .

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The book’s subtitle, How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation, suggests an excoriating approach, but Du Mez sticks close to the texts and the history, pinning down the evolution of attitudes rather than arguing with them.

Alan Scherstuhl, Shelf Awareness

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