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When Politics Becomes Identity

A Story from 30 Years ago shows how much of the common ground was lost to partisanship.

In the early 90s, I attended a large Baptist church in Washington, DC. The church, as it was constituted back then, was an odd mix, or at least it would be odd today. Evangelicals and liberals somehow worshipped together, alongside a healthy dose of members from…

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Dennis Sanders

Dennis Sanders

Middle-aged Midwesterner. I write about religion, politics and culture. Podcast: www.enroutepodcast.org newsletter: https://enroutenews.substack.com

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