Irrational, judgmental, authoritarian, hard-Right Christian fundamentalism threatens democracy and the rule of law: Donald Trump is merely the culmination of their long and dangerous influence upon American politics. To oppose fundamentalism effectively, reasonable people must collaborate despite the diversity of our religious and philosophical commitments. We can more easily collaborate if believers and nonbelievers alike share a compelling story about moral values that we hold in common
Catherine M. Wallace PhD is a cultural historian and literary critic who teaches in the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Her most recent project is the seven-volume Confronting Fundamentalism series.
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