In the wake of the presidential election, who now speaks for American evangelicals?Read the rest of Changing of the guard.
D. Michael Lindsay
D. Michael Lindsay is President of Gordon College and Professor of Sociology. From 2006 until 2011, he was a member of the faculty at Rice University, where he directed the Program for the Study of Leadership. He is the author of Faith in the Halls of Power: How Evangelicals Joined the American Elite (Oxford, 2007) and has recently completed the nation’s largest and most comprehensive study of public leaders who are people of faith.
Posts by D. Michael Lindsay:
Mike Huckabee’s early success in the primary season shows that evangelicals have political muscles to flex in the post-George W. Bush era. Just as scribes across the country were ready to write Huckabee’s political obituary, he came out of nowhere and won the Republican Caucuses in Iowa by nine points over Mitt Romney. He also did better in New Hampshire than many pundits predicted, and with South Carolina and many other states up for grabs in the next few weeks, Huckabee’s political star will continue to rise—at least for a few more weeks. […]Read the rest of A new kind of evangelical.