Journalist Christine Wicker comes from a family of six generations of evangelical faith, and she thinks that the influence of the Religious Right, now on the wane, has been disastrous for American Christianity...
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I might have been more receptive to this piece had it been categorized as an "opinion" piece. The role of evangelicals in our current society and political scene is certainly newsworthy, but the interview was not adequately focused on this issue. Relevant information was actually conveyed only peripherally. I don't think this is the sort of article the NewsTrust is designed to review. That said, one suggestion for improvement might be to have Ms. Wicker explain more fully what she meant about the Religious Right having been detrimental to other evangelicals.
I'm the managing editor of this publication. However, this is a largely unedited response to 10 questions asked of the author in which she candidly talks about her personal relationship to evangelical Christianity, to the prevailing media narratives about them, and of their waning political influence.