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Angela Denker
author of book ‘red state christians’ august 2019 | bylines |wife to Ben | mom to Jake and Josh
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Angela Denker 21h
Replying to @MinnWally
Denker’s cross-country exploration shined a light on a part of our country that needs to be seen. It’s my hope the book also serves as a mirror to those same Christians, leading to more grace and less stridency." - , writer and editor 3/3
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Angela Denker 21h
Replying to @angela_denker
They’re in it to win it, as she points out. Denker contends Red State Christians are not a monolith, but she notes 87 percent of them voted for Donald Trump and most support him still. In the end, it’s important we Americans try to understand each other and ... 2/3
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Angela Denker 21h
For a liberal non-believer, the journey to discover Angela Denker’s is often uncomfortable. Many of her interview subjects espouse unrepentant misogyny, deep distrust of anyone beyond their reach, and an aching hunger for political power and influence. 1/3
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Traci Rhoades Jul 21
I’m slow to reading this... could have written it. It’s my author story too. Thanks ! Support the not-famous writers you know! A Good Christian Woman ... Not That One: How to publish a book when you're not famous
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Angela Denker Jul 20
I got to share about on WI public radio - in preparation for next week’s events in Eagle River, WI!
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Joshua Pease Jul 20
I stand by this quote! Angela’s book is spectacular and you should buy it.
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Angela Denker Jul 20
What do ‘Lock her up’ and ‘Send her back’ have in common? It’s pretty obvious. - The Washington Post ⁦
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Angela Denker Jul 20
Replying to @joshuadpease
This is a must-read book for those of us trying to grapple with where Christianity is in our country, and how to move forward.” - , pastor, journalist & author of The God Who Wasn't There
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Angela Denker Jul 20
“What Angela has accomplished in is astonishing. It's unsparing and compassionate, empathetic but without offering excuses, hopeful and nuanced, yet not shying away from the worst elements of America's current evangelical culture. 1/2
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Scott Higham Jul 19
‘Ship, ship, ship’ Internal drug company emails show indifference to opioid epidemic
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Marissa J. Lang Jul 18
Replying to @Marissa_Jae
This is the last of them, singing as they’re led away. Dozens of Catholic nuns, clergy & parishioners were arrested in during today’s . Several said they hope it gives lawmakers courage to stand up for the protection of migrant families & change US policy.
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Angela Denker Jul 19
ESPN’s Dan Le Batard rips President Trump, derides network’s no-politics policy - The Washington Post
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Charles Ornstein Jul 19
This is not a story about bad cops per se. It’s a story about a system that has enabled those with domestic violence convictions to become cops. The Village Where Every Cop Has Been Convicted of Domestic Violence
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Angela Denker Jul 19
Replying to @kayaoakes
.. many human beings, powerful and powerless alike, that fall under that particular umbrella. In her book, we meet these Christians not as a monolith, but as individuals,” - , author of The Nones are Alright: A New Generation of Seekers, Believers, and Those In Between
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Angela Denker Jul 19
“Angela Denker brings a journalist’s mind and a pastor’s heart to her examination of what really believe. But instead of focusing on the why of Trump’s election that has obsessed analysts since 2016, she chooses to bring us the who: 1/2
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Angela Denker Jul 18
Replying to @LeeAnnMPomrenke
I love this, LeeAnn. I’m so glad you’re taking the time to discover the book and embrace my goals within it. Thanks for helping me share these stories.
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Lee Ann Pomrenke Jul 18
Replying to @LeeAnnMPomrenke
Even though my impulse sometimes echoes another pastor who saw my copy of and said, "Yeah, but I kind of don't want to understand them better," now I'm in. I am digging into this book for insights because I trust Angela to tell the truth, with love.
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Lee Ann Pomrenke Jul 18
Replying to @LeeAnnMPomrenke
"Even though our initial impulse when confronted with something we find disagreeable is to disengage-to block, to unfriend- through prayer and conversation Rachel and I realized that our Christian faith was leading us in the opposite direction, toward engagement & conversation."
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Lee Ann Pomrenke Jul 18
Replying to @LeeAnnMPomrenke
Then in the Introduction, she tells the story of another pastor-mother-writer and their conversation trying to decide whether she should enroll her daughter in a Red State Christian type of after school program. Concluding this way:
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Lee Ann Pomrenke Jul 18
I start reading a book with the Acknowledgements. It tells me the influences upon the author, and helps me discern if I can trust them. 's Acknowledgements in tell me she lives in and loves people on both sides of the massive political divide.
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