Nimi Wariboko is Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics at Boston University. His many books include The Split God: Pentecostalism and Critical Theory (SUNY Press, 2018); Economics in Spirit and Truth: A Moral Philosophy of Finance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014); and his most recent, The Split Economy: Saint Paul Goes to Wall Street(SUNY Press, 2020).
Trump supporters will not abandon him in the 2020 presidential election. They believe they are doing the will of God, and the theology that God uses sinners to accomplish His purpose now means divine purpose will be fulfilled through the president’s sins.
The Political Theology Network seeks proposals for its next series of essays on Critical Theory for Political Theology 2.0 from the fields of feminist theory, queer theory, decolonial studies, Black studies, or Indigenous studies.