- “Because we have such a broad and vague definition of evangelical, one person could automatically assume every evangelical is a Trump supporter, while another could think they’re anti-Trump, because that exists as well,” Tchividjian said. “We’re looking at faith through a political lens, and that’s unfortunate and dangerous.”
“Evangelical” is not, as some might think, a Christian denomination. It’s a rather elastic term that can include Mormons, Catholics, Protestants, any racial demographic, and both the left and right of the political spectrum. But it’s often attributed to only white Republican religious zealots.