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By Regis Nicoll, Crisis Magazine, Aug. 12, 2022

Regis Nicoll is a retired nuclear engineer and a fellow of the Colson Center who writes commentary on faith and culture. He is the author of Why There Is a God: And Why It Matters.

It has been called the “’single biggest threat’ to America’s religious freedom,” a “severe and present danger to American democracy,” and a “dangerous heresy,” among other things.

What is this menace imperiling the nation? Neo-Marxism? Climate change denial? The originalist Supreme Court? 

No, it’s “Christian Nationalism,” a term with no settled definition, yet something that people in the know want you to know is bad—no, dangerous. …