Drew J. Strait is Associate Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, IN. Strait writes on political idolatry in early Christianity and is writing a book, Strange Worship: A Guide for Resisting Christian Nationalism with the Way of Jesus (Wipf & Stock, projected October, 2024). Strait resides in South Bend, IN with his wife and three kids.
Christian nationalism is a form of superstition. It is superstitious because, instead of appealing to the God of all nations, it appeals to a culturally fabricated God for cultural privilege, power, and benefits.