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Andy Lewis

Andy Lewis

Andy Lewis

Andy Lewis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Cincinnati. He researches the intersection of politics, religion, and law in America, with an expertise in Evangelicals and politics, church-state relations, conservative legal activism, and rights politics. His research engages with the themes of representation and American constitutionalism, through a variety of lenses. 

  • The Christian and the presidential primary

    With last Monday’s Iowa caucus, the nomination process for the 2016 United States presidential election officially began. On Tuesday, February 9, New Hampshire will hold the first official primary, with many states to follow in the coming weeks. While much media attention was paid to the Iowa caucus, the primary process is the most popular

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  • Some Positive Benefits Churches Bring to Communities

    The American founders viewed churches as a central institution within American life, because religion provided the moral foundation of self-restraint and community awareness necessary for the success of republican self-government. Many believed that the American experiment would not succeed without the moral training churches provided to citizens. Churches, surely, have contributed to the success of

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  • Sixty years later: A reflection on Brown v. Board of Education

    Friday was the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision by the United Sates Supreme Court. Unfortunately, much of evangelicalism has failed to honor this anniversary, missing an opportunity to bear witness to human dignity and the gospel. In Brown, the Supreme Court unanimously declared that “separate but equal” (i.e., segregationist)

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