Dr. Anthea Butler is associate professor of Religious Studies and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Butler, an expert on African American and American history and religion, recently authored White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America.
In White Evangelical Racism, Butler peels back the layers of history to get at the core of conservative evangelical activism and power.
Faithfully Magazine speaks with Butler about themes in White Evangelical Racism in the following Q&A. The transcript has been edited for clarity.