Religion and Power in the News: March 16, 2018

Religion and power. That’s the theme for our 3rd annual RGSA Conference this weekend at UF. It’s also the theme of religion and the news this week. From the way in which Evangelical Christians and Trump are getting along (or not) to the threat of violence against Muslims as a sign of national identity, these religion stories relate to the often intricate relationship between religion and power, religion and patriotism, religion and punishment, etc.: