Ryan Burge, Sean McDowell, Scott Rae | August 18, 2022

20 Myths About Religion and Politics (with Ryan Burge)

Is evangelical faith in decline today?  Is abortion the main political issue for Christians?  Do pastors talk about politics too much from their pulpits?  Political scientist Ryan Burge upends much of the conventional wisdom about the mixture of religion and politics.  Join Sean and Scott as they discuss Dr. Burge's surprising findings about the intersection of Christian faith and politics.

Ryan Burge is Assistant Professor of Political Science as well as the Graduate Coordinator at Eastern Illinois University. He is the author of The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going.   He is also the author of 20 Myths About Religion and Politics in America.


Think Biblically: Conversations on Faith and Culture is a podcast from Talbot School of Theology at Biola University, which offers degrees both online and on campus in Southern California.

Read a transcript of this episode at: https://www.biola.edu/blogs/think-biblically/2022/20-myths-about-religion-and-politics

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Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell