It’s wildly inaccurate to paint all evangelical Christians in this country with a broad brush, but the Religious Right has long claimed the label for its own. In the media and politics, the two terms are virtually interchangeable. However, that overlooks the many evangelicals who don’t fit the stereotype of being white, southern and Republican. We’ll take a more accurate measure of this diverse group by speaking with Deborah Lee, author of Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians Are Reclaiming Evangelicalism, who explores the dilemma currently facing evangelicals of color in a new piece in Religion Dispatches.

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