Christian nationalists advocate for privileging Christian citizens and imposing a Christian vision on societies. While such views are explicitly held by a relatively small segment of the American people, this tendency represents a set of ideologies and a political movement that is a grave threat to the American values of democracy and pluralism. This kind of Christian nationalism, like antisemitism and Islamophobia, should be recognized as a form of religious bigotry and challenged publicly where it is espoused.
This page compiles a sampling of videos, courses, articles, and other ICJS resources on Christian nationalism.
Gold Award Winner, 2024 Spotlight Documentary Film Awards.
ICJS Scholar Matthew D. Taylor offers three suggestions for responding to Christian nationalism: Spread the word about Christian nationalism; engage people who are sympathetic with Christian nationalism in constructive, humanizing dialogue; and prepare yourself to defend democracy.
In this new book, ICJS Protestant Scholar Matthew D. Taylor pulls back the curtain on the New Apostolic Reformation, a little-known movement of independent Charismatic Christians who see themselves as engaging in spiritual warfare on a massive scale against demonic forces.
Available September 2024
In this five-episode podcast, Matthew D. Taylor uses his own deep reporting and dozens of audio clips to examine the history of the independent charismatic Christian leaders associated with Christian nationalism and the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Matthew D. Taylor is frequently cited in the media for his expertise on Christian Nationalism and the involvement of independent charismatic movements and leaders.
This 3-session minicourse will examine the raging debates about how to define Christian nationalism and understand its impact on American politics.
Since the release of “Charismatic Revival Fury: The New Apostolic Reformation,” ICJS Protestant scholar Matthew D. Taylor has been interviewed about the NAR and the January 6 Insurrection on a number of podcasts, which are compiled on this page.
The religious forces that impelled some Christians to storm the Capitol haven’t gone away, and we ignore the gathering clouds of Christian nationalism at the peril of liberal democracy.
ICJS Protestant Scholar
When journalists are looking for a source to explain the background and context of Christian nationalism, they are increasingly turning to ICJS’ Protestant scholar Matthew D. Taylor.