Anthea Butler

University of Pennsylvania

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Associate professor of Religion Studies and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania

Anthea Butler on KCRW

Mike Pence and Tim Kaine, the two  vice presidential candidates  debate   Tuesday   night.

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Mike Pence and Tim Kaine, the two vice presidential candidates debate Tuesday night.

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Televangelist Jan Crouch died yesterday at the age of 78. Even if you’ve never heard her sermons, you’d probably recognize her image.

The State of Televangelism

Televangelist Jan Crouch died yesterday at the age of 78. Even if you’ve never heard her sermons, you’d probably recognize her image.

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Moving now to another bloc of voters the candidates are vying for: evangelicals.

The Evangelical Vote

Moving now to another bloc of voters the candidates are vying for: evangelicals.

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