I could have become Michele Bachmann.

Reading a recent Bachmann profile in The New Yorker felt like attending an awkward cocktail party with former best friends whom I now stalk on the internet but haven’t spoken to in years.

The story describes Bachmann’s influences – including figures like Francis Schaeffer and David Noebel, who most Americans have never heard of but who are superstars in conservative Christian circles – and I found them all familiar faces from my childhood as a culture warrior.

Continue reading at CNN’s Belief Blog.

Raised Right by Alisa Harris

Alisa Harris‘ new memoir, Raised Right: How I Untangled My Faith from Politics, is now available for pre-order.


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