Commentators have dubbed Christian supporters of Donald Trump who entered into the Capitol building Christian Nationalists. The term is slippery, however. And as far as I can see, no organized, identifiable entity can be described as Christian Nationalist. That does not mean that Christians have not mixed their faith into nationalistic hopes. That does happen. So whatever else may be true, Christians have tied their religious aspirations into some sort of political entity.
Here, I want to note a few pieces of evidence for my assertion before turning to some of the possible ways to understand the phenomenon. [Read more…] about Does Christian Nationalism Exist?