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Randall Balmer

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Randall Balmer

Randall Balmer, an expert witness in the Alabama Ten Commandments case, chairs the religion department at Barnard College. His books include Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey Into the Evangelical Subculture in America, made into an award-winning PBS documentary.


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We seem to have arrived at another of those bizarre and somewhat surreal moments when the media have "rediscovered" America's evangelicals.

Not since Jimmy Carter's confession that he had lusted in his heart
after women other than his wife have Americans been so interested in the
religious life of the man occupying the Oval Office.