Religious Studies Blog

Posted on January 24th, 2022 by Cook Kelsey R
christian nationalism

IUPUI sociologist Andrew Whitehead often finds that his research studying Christian nationalism intersects with major events happening across the country. His expertise and unique point of view have been even more important as the events of the last year have unfolded.

Whitehead and Sam Perry of the University of Oklahoma have been studying Christian nationalism for several years, culminating in their new book Taking America Back for God: Christian Nationalism in the United States, published in 2020 with Oxford University Press. It provides the first large-scale empirical understanding of how widely-held the belief is that the U.S. is a Christian nation.

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