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ICJS in the News

Covenant Magazine
The Muslim Mary
Article by ICJS Muslim Scholar Zeyneb Sayilgan

The Guardian
What Alabama’s IVF ruling reveals about the ascendant Christian nationalist movement.

NPR Morning Edition

Alabama justice’s ties with far-right Christian movement raise concern.

On the Media, with Brooke Gladstone
How the Alabama IVF Ruling Was Influenced by Christian Nationalism


Trump allies prepare to infuse ‘Christian nationalism’ in second administration.

The Bulwark
Mike Johnson Is Mainstreaming the Spirituality that Gave Us the Capitol Riot.


The Baltimore Sun: Columnist Dan Rodricks
Digging into the roots of evangelical support for Trump

WYPR: On the Record
Understanding the threat Christian nationalism poses to democracy

The Economist
Many Trump supporters believe God has chosen him to rule


NPR All Things Considered
Speaker Mike Johnson draws scrutiny for ties to far right Christian movements.

NPR Morning Edition
Speaker Johnson’s close ties to Christian right — both mainstream and fringe.

Rolling Stone Online
The Key to Mike Johnson’s Christian Extremism Hangs Outside His Office

The Bulwark
Mike Johnson: Polite Extremist


Mother Jones
She’s a Prophet. She’s a Theocrat. She’s the Most Powerful Lobbyist You’ve Never Heard Of.


Rolling Stone Online
MAGA Messianic Rabbi Blames Hamas Violence on Israeli Indifference to Jesus


Interview with Dr. Walter Earl Fluker
Dr. Fluker, the 2023 ICJS

The Washington Post
What is Christian Nationalism, Anyway?


The Bulwark
Roger Stone and the Key to Trump’s Evangelical Support.


Christianity Today
Sola Scripturas: Can Evangelicals Befriend the ‘Protestant Reformers of Islam’?

Rolling Stone Online
This Christian ‘Prophet’ Backed Trump in 2020. Now He Says God Favors DeSantis.


ICJS Experts

Heather Miller Rubens, Ph.D.

  • Interreligious Dialogue in History & Practice
  • Roman Catholicism & Interreligious Relations
  • Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Religion, Law, & the Courts
  • Religion in the Public Square
  • Women & Interreligious Leadership

Interview Heather Miller Rubens

Zeyneb Sayilgan, Ph.D.

  • Islamic Theology and Spirituality
  • Islam in Europe
  • Women in Islam
  • Christian-Muslim Relations
  • Religion and Migration

Interview Zeyneb Sayilgan

Fatimah Fanusie, Ph.D

  • Islamic Development in America up to 1965
  • African American Islam
  • African American Religion and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Interview Fatimah Fanusie


Alisha Wimbush, Th.D.

  • Chaplaincy and Interreligious Encounter
  • Interreligious Engagement in Congregations
  • Interreligious Leadership Development in Congregations
  • Women, Healing, and Dance in African American Christianity
  • Spiritual Care in Community

Interview Alisha Tatem

Benjamin E. Sax, Ph.D.

  • Philosoph(ies) of Dialogue
  • Modern Jewish Thought
  • Jewish History and Culture
  • Jewish-Christian Relations
  • Interreligious Dialogue
  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Interview Benjamin Sax

Matthew D. Taylor, Ph.D.

  • Muslim-Christian Relations
  • Evangelicalism and Pentecostalism
  • Salafism in the U.S.
  • Christian Nationalism
  • Interreligious Encounter

Interview Matthew Taylor

Christine Gallagher

  • Interreligious Encounter in the Classroom
  • Role of Interreligious Leadership in Educational Settings
  • Religious Literacy Professional Development 
  • Interreligious Perspectives and Pedagogy 
  • Mission-based Institutional Reflection 

Interview Christine Gallagher

Christine Krieger

  • Interreligious Leadership Development in Congregations
  • Gender and Intersections of Identity
  • Community-building in Diverse Spaces
  • Religious Exploration for Adolescents
  • Women and Society

Interview Christiine Krieger