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The Evangelical Church Is Breaking Apart

Peter Wehner

The aggressive, disruptive, and unforgiving mindset that characterizes so much of our politics has found a home in many American churches.

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The Atlantic / October 24, 2021

Biden’s Long Trail of Betrayals

Peter Wehner

President Biden’s botched withdrawal from Afghanistan is the latest blunder in a foreign-policy record filled with them.

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The Atlantic / August 18, 2021

You’re Being Manipulated

Peter Wehner

Political partisans are using social media to divide, dominate, disorient, and ultimately demoralize the people on the other side.

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The Atlantic / July 14, 2021

Will Christian America Withstand the Pull of QAnon?

Peter Wehner

None of us can fully escape the downsides and the dark sides of our communities and our culture. The question is whether those who profess to be followers of Jesus show more of a capacity than they have recently to rise above them, to be self-critical instead of simply critical of others, to shine light into our own dark corners, even to add touches of grace and empathy in harsh and angry times.

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The New York Times / June 18, 2021

Can Religion Be a Healing Force in Society?

Peter Wehner

Christians engaged in public life should model calm trust rather than panic and vitriol born of anxiety. We are called to be faithful, not successful.

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The Scandal Rocking the Evangelical World

Peter Wehner

The sudden departure of Russell Moore from the Southern Baptist Convention is forcing an overdue conversation about the crises of American Christendom.

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The Atlantic / June 7, 2021

An Interview with Dr. Francis Collins

Peter Wehner

EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner talks with the director of the National Institutes of Health about the extraordinary effort to develop a COVID vaccine in record time, what surprised him the most about the coronavirus, the investigation into the virus’s origins, and whether any collateral good might come from this horrible pandemic.

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The Atlantic / June 2, 2021

Trump Is Marching Down the Road to Political Violence

Peter Wehner

The Republican Party must counteract lies rather than indulge them.

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The Atlantic / May 20, 2021

In Liz Cheney vs. Donald Trump, Guess Who Won

Peter Wehner

Declaring fealty to a lie has become the single most important test of loyalty in today’s Republican Party.

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The New York Times / May 12, 2021

The Battle Cry for a Post-Trump GOP

Peter Wehner

Rejuvenating the Republican Party will depend on examples of leadership, vision and a base ready to reembrace conservatism’s highest ideals.

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The Deseret News / May 4, 2021

The GOP Is a Grave Threat to American Democracy

Peter Wehner

The best thing those who love the Republican Party can do for it is to speak the truth about it.

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The Atlantic / April 26, 2021

Why Is Jesus Still Wounded After His Resurrection?

Peter Wehner

All things, even broken things, can be made new again, and sometimes they can be made even more beautiful. And they need not be hidden, in shadows or in shame.

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The New York Times / April 3, 2021