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Robert P. Jones

@robertpjones

President & Founder, PRRI

President and Founder at PRRI. Author of White Too Long: tinyurl.com/WhiteTooLong. Writing at https://robertpjones.substack.com/. Mastodon: mstdn.social/@robertpjones

102 Posts

  1. WTL Author Forum [2024-03]: My Conversation with Grace Ji-Sun Kim about Her New Book, When God Became White

    Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, Last night, I hosted a live conversation for paid subscribers with Grace Ji-Sun Kim, professor of theology at Earlham School of Religion and author of the forthcoming (5/7) book, When God Became White: Dismantling Whiteness for a More Just Christianity .
  2. You're invited--Live Event Tonight (4/23)! WTL Author Forum with Grace Ji-Sun Kim Discussing Her Book, "When God Became White"

    By Robert P. Jones Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, Here’s one last reminder about tonight’s (4/23) installment of WTL Author Forums, live monthly conversations with authors exclusively for paid subscribers. I’ll be talking with Grace J-Sun Kim, professor of theology at Earlham School o
  3. You're invited! Live 4/23 Author Forum with Grace Ji-Sun Kim about her forthcoming book, "When God Became White"

    By Robert P. Jones Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, First, if you’re free tomorrow at noon EDT, you can catch me live on NPR station WHYY’s “The Connection,” where I’ll join host Marty Moss-Coane for a conversation about white Christian nationalism, the state of American religion, and m
  4. WTL Conversations [S4E3]: I talk with NPR's Diane Rehm about How Trump is Using Christianity to Power the MAGA Movement

    By Robert P. Jones Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, I spent much of last weekend with my good friend Greg Garrett , author of The Gospel According to James Baldwin , at Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas. On Saturday, Greg and I talked about our respective books, and on Sunday we were join
  5. WTL Conversations [S4E2]: My Conversation with Tim Alberta and McKay Coppins on C-Span

    Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, I’m pleased today to share an engaging conversation that was sponsored by the amazing Tucson Festival of Books and covered by C-Span’s BookTV. I was thrilled to be part of a panel that included Tim Alberta , author of The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glor
  6. WTL Author Forum [S4E2]: My Conversation with NPR's Sarah McCammon about Her NYT Bestselling Book, The Exvangelicals

    Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, Last night, I hosted a live conversation for paid subscribers with NPR’s , author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Exvangelicals: Loving, Living, and Leaving the White Evangelical Church . Sarah also writes a lively substack newsletter at . An
  7. REMINDER! Upcoming Live Conversation with NPR's Sarah McCammon about Her New Book, The Exvangelicals (4/2)

    By Robert P. Jones Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, To all of you who celebrate, I’m wishing you all a happy and meaningful Easter. We’ve had a cold and rainy Holy Week here in DC, but this morning I’m grateful for the sunshine, the camellias flanking the front porch, and the exploding
  8. Trump the Blasphemer: During Holy Week, Trump Compares Himself to Jesus and Hawks a White Christian Nationalist Bible

    For the approximately two-thirds of Americans who identify as Christian , this is Holy Week, a solemn time of participation in worship services that encourage reflection and repentance ahead of the resurrection celebrated on the holiest day on the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday
  9. You're Invited! Live Conversation with NPR's Sarah McCammon about Her New Book, The Exvangelicals (4/2)

    By Robert P. Jones One week from today! Live Event with NPR’s Sarah McCammon on 4/2 at 7:30 pm EDT On Tuesday, 04/2/2024, at 7:30 pm EDT , I’m hosting a live zoom event exclusively for paid subscribers: a conversation with Sarah McCammon , national political correspondent for NPR and
  10. You're Invited! Upcoming Free and Paid Events Via #WhiteTooLong

    Announcement: New Paid and Free Features on #WhiteTooLong As we are navigating the threat of white Christian nationalism in this critical election year, I’ll be adding a new regular feature for paid subscribers via my #WhiteTooLong newsletter: conversations with leading authors wh
  11. In Speech to White Evangelical Broadcasters, Trump Lays Out His White Christian Nationalist Vision

    I know, it’s easy to dismiss Trump’s extremist rhetoric as just another occasion of “Trump being Trump.” Because the deluge is unrelenting, paying attention is emotionally and morally exhausting. But especially now that he has essentially secured the nomination as the next GOP pr
  12. WTL Conversations [S4E2]: My Conversation with Rev. Jim Wallis about His Forthcoming Book, The False White Gospel

    By Robert P. Jones Dear #WhiteTooLong readers: Last night, I hosted a live conversation for paid subscribers with my good friend Rev. Jim Wallis , Georgetown University’s inaugural holder of the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Chair in Faith and Justice and author of the forthcoming book, T
  13. LAST CALL--TONIGHT (03/12 at 7:30 pm ET): Live Conversation with Rev. Jim Wallis about His Forthcoming Book, The False White Gospel (Paid subscriber exclusive event)

    By Robert P. Jones Tonight (3/12)! Live Event with Rev. Jim Wallis at 7:30 pm ET Tonight (03/12/2024) at 7:30 pm ET, I’m hosting my second zoom event exclusively for paid subscribers: a conversation with my good friend Rev. Jim Wallis , author of the forthcoming book, The False Whit
  14. Kaleidoscope: The Tumble of Theological Fragments Deployed to Justify Support for Trump

    Along with a panel of four other experts, I was recently asked by Chauncey Devega , the senior politics writer for Salon, to help his readers “make better sense of Trump’s claims of personal divinity, his fascist plans and use of Christianity.” Today, I’m sharing my response, wher
  15. White Christian Nationalism and Reproductive Rights: My Conversation with Joy Reid on MSNBC (Video and Talking Points)

    Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, Greetings from Tucson! This weekend, I’ll be speaking at three sessions at the Tucson Festival of Books : Saturday, 2:30 pm: First Amendment Protections, Abuses (with Martin Barone and Barbara McQuade) Sunday, 1:00 pm: Elusive Progress in Divided Times (wi
  16. CORRECTED--SAVE THE DATE (03/12 at 7:30 pm ET): Paid Subscribers Conversation with Rev. Jim Wallis about His New Book, The False White Gospel

    By Robert P. Jones Save the Date! #WhiteTooLong Paid Subscriber Virtual Event with Rev. Jim Wallis on March 12 Next Tuesday night (03/12/2024) at 7:30 pm ET, I’m hosting my second zoom event exclusively for paid subscribers: a conversation with my good friend Rev. Jim Wallis , autho
  17. The Threat of Christian Nationalism in All 50 States, Illustrated in Eight Charts

    Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, I’m pleased to share with you insights from the largest survey of Christian nationalism ever conducted, which was released today by PRRI. The survey was fielded among a sample of over 22,000 Americans throughout 2023. This large sample size gives us the
  18. IVF, CPAC, and MAGA: Christian Nationalism Erupts to the Surface

    Dear #WhiteTooLong readers: Last week, I went back down to Mississippi to speak at the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration . Because of some family scheduling challenges, my middle school son got to make the trip with me—a rare treat. We flew into Jackson Thursday night and mad
  19. WTL Conversations [S4E1]: Having Difficult Conversations and Bridging Divides--My Talk with Vernā Myers

    Dear #WhiteTooLong readers, Today I’m sharing a recent conversation I had with my longtime friend Vernā Myers, former VP of Inclusion Strategy at Netflix and global leader in the DEI space. She hosted me on her “Sundays with Vernā” podcast, which focuses on having conversations th
  20. Ahead of Super Bowl LVIII, some thoughts about why those of us who are not Indigenous should care about team names with genocidal allusions.

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