David R. Brockman, Ph.D., a religious studies scholar and Christian theologian, is a nonresident scholar in the Religion and Public Policy Program at Rice University's Baker Institute. He also teaches at Brite Divinity School, Southern Methodist University and Texas Christian University. He is the author of Dialectical Democracy through Christian Thought: Individualism, Relationalism, and American Politics.
Articles by David R. Brockman
The Clinton versus Sanders fight largely lay dormant at the 2016 Texas Democratic Convention — until it really, really didn't.
Governor Greg Abbott said we wouldn't hear the 'word of God' at the Texas Democratic Convention. He was wrong.
Even devout Christians should fear these influential leaders' refusal to separate church and state.
Long before Jeff Sessions used Romans 13 to justify stripping children from their parents, it was already the go-to verse for Texas pols seeking to defend all sorts of questionable policies.
These right-wing pastors say guns are an integral, biblically mandated part of their Christian faith.