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Mark H. Christensen

Mark is a political and social commentator in Australia, who has also been published in US outlets. He is currently writing a book on the plight of Western civilization.

Trump, Jesus and the Evangelicals

There exists a novel explanation for why evangelicals support Donald Trump, one that is overlooked by the political and media establishment because of its radical – and threatening – nature. The president goes with his gut, what he feels is true. Which has the effect of upending the political order, a system of rules, conventions and temporal power that favors cognition and language over transcendent authority; that naturally prefers the secular and explicable to enigmatic faith. Jesus invert