In This Episode
First, [3:17] author and theologian Diana Butler Bass (@dianabutlerbass) drops by to give us an explainer on the really long theological history behind Trump’s decision to proclaim Jerusalem the capital of Israel, and how that decision appeals specifically to members of his conservative evangelical base who believe in dispositional premillennialism (more popular than one might think). Diana and Ana conclude it is possible to change people’s minds on Armageddon.
Then, [43:50] Ana checks in with GOP media guy Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) for his insight on how his party is (mis)handling Roy Moore. The main question: can the Republican Party get any lower than standing behind a pedophile?
Listeners, direct emails to firstname.lastname@example.org, or find us on Twitter at @crooked_friends.
Thank you sponsors!
The Great Courses Plus: sign up for your free month by visiting thegreatcoursesplus.com/Friends.
Hello Fresh: Get $30 off your first week by going to HelloFresh.com and using promo code WithFriends30.
TrackR: Receive 20% off your order at TheTrackR.com/friends.
Parachute: Visit ParachuteHome.com/friends for free shipping and returns.