RELST 232 / WES 200: News Updates

Links to current news stories of interest…

5 December 2020: “Religious Right Eyes Biden Warily After Trump’s Good Favor,” Associated Press (Elana Schor).

4 December 2020: “Majority of Muslims Voted for Biden, But Trump Got More Support Than He Did in 2016,” NPR (Leila Fadel).

29 November 2020: “Faith Takes the Forefront as Georgia Senate Runoff Heats Up,” Associated Press (Elana Schor and Ben Nadler).

18 November 2020: “The White Elephants in the Room” [Why White Evangelical Voters Love Donald Trump], NPR (Gene Demby and Shereen Marisol Meraji)

11 November 2020: “How Independents, Latino Voters, and Catholics Shifted from 2016 and Swung States for Biden and Trump,” Washington Post (Chris Alcantara et al.).

7 November 2020: “Evangelicals Stick with Trump, See Upside Even if He Loses,” Associated Press (Elana Schor, David Crary).

6 November 2020: “Trump Wins White Evangelicals, Catholics Split,” Associated Press (Elana Schor, David Crary).

26 October 2020: “For Trump, Conservative Catholics Are the New Evangelicals,” NPR (Tom Gjelten).

22 October 2020: “OPINION: Why Faith Voters Should Stick with Trump,” USA Today (Bob Vander Plaats).

19 October 2020: “Poll Finds American Jews Set to Vote Overwhelmingly for Joe Biden,” Jewish Telegraphic Agency (Ron Kampeas).

2 October 2020: “A New Group of Evangelical Leaders Forms in Support of Biden,” Washington Post (Sarah Pulliam Bailey).

30 September 2020: “Biden Uses Arabic Phrase ‘Inshallah’ to Mock Trump Over His Tax Returns During Debate,” CBS News (Natacha Larnaud).

29 September 2020: “Young Evangelicals are Defying Their Elders’ Politics,” CNN (Kyle Meyaard-Schaap).

22 September 2020: “Why Conservatives Want the Court Fight to Focus on Cathlicism,” Washington Post (David Weigel).

17 September 2020: “More and More Americans Aren’t Religious,” FiveThirtyEight (Daniel Cox and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux).

14 September 2020: “OPINION: White Evangelicals and Catholics May Finally Be Opening Their Ears,” Washington Post (Michael Gerson).

10 September 2020: “OPINION: Where Faith Divides,” Roll Call (Mary Curtis).

24 August 2020: “The Role of Religion in Trump’s Presidency So Far,” Religion News Service (Jack Jenkins).

11 August 2020: “Kamala Harris’ Indian Roots and Why They Matter,” CNN (S. Mitra Kalita).

7 August 2020: “Trump Said Biden ‘Hurt God,’Washington Post (Julie Zauzmer, Sarah Pulliam Bailey).