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Are Trump Supporters Nostalgic For A Fading White, Christian America?

NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Robert P. Jones, author of "The End of White Christian America."
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Robert P. Jones: "The End Of White Christian America"

The CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute on the diminishing political power of white Christians in the United States, and what it means for the 2016 election.


Forgetting Isn't Healing: Lessons From Elie Wiesel

Calls for racial healing often focus on putting the painful past behind us. NPR's Sonari Glinton remembers the man who taught him never to forget: Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.

Mormons Uneasy With Trump Make A Question Of Reliably Red Utah

Utah has gone for every Republican presidential nominee since 1968, but this year could be different because Donald Trump is a hard sell with many of the state's Mormon voters.

Archaeological Dig May Counter Bible's Version Of The Philistines

Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed an ancient cemetery believed to be the final resting place of some 200 Philistines. They hope the bones will show a new side of the notorious biblical people.

Pew Report Tracks How Politics Correspond With Religion

A new report from the Pew Research Center shows how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are doing among religious and non-religious voters.

How African-American Church Leaders Are Responding To New Challenges

The crisis in police-community relations again calls for a strong role for the church, but some black religious leaders fear they have lost the initiative to other groups like Black Lives Matter.

Religious Leaders Address Dallas Ambush During Sunday Services

Church's across Dallas overflowed with messages of love and of unity. We hear about some Sunday church services in the city following Thursday night's attack on police officers.

Religious Leaders Encourage Understanding After Week Of Violence

In Minneapolis, as in churches across the country, parishioners and clergy tried to make sense of the fatal shootings of black men by police and the subsequent Dallas attack.

As Country Reels From Violent Week, Clergies Offer Messages Of Healing

The fatal police shootings of black men followed by the killings of five police officers have given members of the clergy much to think about. What will they be saying to their congregations?