Is the Trump presidency becoming a religious cult for white evangelicals?

More white evangelicals voted for Trump than voted for George W. Bush—and George W. Bush was a white evangelical.

Are fundamentalist Christians a dangerous religious cult? Possibly.

The controversial author and religious scholar Reza Aslan posits that President Donald Trump has much of his evangelical fan-base believing that he's somehow been anointed by God to become President. Never mind the Russian election scandal, his affairs with porn stars and unwarranted sexual acts towards women, or his inability to remember even a single Bible verse when asked. Evangelical Christians are abandoning their core moral beliefs to follow, as Reza suggests, someone who exhibits every trademark of a cult leader.

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