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Anthea Butler is graduate chair and associate professor of religious studies and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Butler’s research and writing spans religion and politics, religion and media, African American religion, sexuality, gender, and popular culture. She is the author of Women in the Church of God in Christ: Making A Sanctified World from The University of North Carolina Press. Her new book on evangelicals, race, and the 2008 to 2016 election cycles will be published with The New Press, and is tentatively titled “From Palin to Trump: Evangelicals, Race, and Nationalism."