Was Trump’s rise an act of God? That’s the premise of a new film made by students and faculty at the evangelical Liberty University, entitled “The Trump Prophecy.” The film argues that the current president was anointed by God to enact his will – a will that apparently includes suppression of Muslims, Jews, Atheists, racial minorities, journalists, LGBTQ persons and so-called rebellious women. Welton will speak with religion writer for Vox.com, Tara Burton, about this new film and how it feeds into the modern beliefs of the Religious Right and many evangelical voters.

Hear the full October 13, 2018 State of Belief Radio program here.

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