Can American Christianity ever be progressive?

What would Jesus really do?

By Mary Elizabeth Williams

Published January 17, 2019 5:00PM (EST)

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This week in Salon, Paul Rosenberg explores the strange bedfellows of the Trump administration and evangelical Christianity. Can progressives reinvent what "Christian values" mean around social issues like poverty, freedom and immigration? Or is it too late for mainstream Christianity in America?

Mary Elizabeth Williams

Mary Elizabeth Williams is a senior writer for Salon and author of "A Series of Catastrophes & Miracles."

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