Nothing our Regular Readers don’t know, but a topic that’s still fascinating nonetheless, especially from a retired pastor. Hear Jan Linn discuss the rise of Evangelical Christians as a political force—and the corresponding decline of civic and civil political discourse—in American politics from a viewpoint that’s been involved in the ministry. Tuesday, October 2nd, 7 PM, Free.Tracy Oxford

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