Evangelicals Shift Progressive in Proximity to Whiteness - With Special Guest Joey Torres - 121

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As some Evangelical churches shift toward progressive policies and theologies, do they do so in proximity to whiteness? What does it mean to be progressive or to inhabit progressive spaces? Guest Joey Torres discusses his doctoral research and contemplates the trajectory of American Evangelicalism.

Joey Torres is a doctoral student and teaching assistant in the Study of Religion at UC Davis. To learn more about his work you can follow him on Facebook or email him at djtor@ucdavis.edu.

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From Our Conversation with Joey Torres on Evangelicals Proximity to Whiteness

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