The Weekend Reading 02/03/2023

Justin Collier Discussion

H-Nationalism’s Weekend Reading series highlights recent and thought-provoking reviews, blog posts, brief articles, and op-eds.  We do not endorse the views expressed by the authors referenced here and encourage critical reading. Have something to say about something you read?  You can use the reply feature to offer reflections and criticisms, as long as these do not pertain to the personal integrity or motivations of the authors of the referenced items. All comments are subject to pre-publication review, inline with H-Net policies. Feel free to contact Justin Collier ( and our main editorial email account ( with any questions or suggestions.


Dear All,


Forbes has an article discussing how India’s Adani Group is denying accusations of fraud while invoking nationalistic sentiments to defend itself. Christian Science Monitor has a story about the connection between Hindu nationalism and growing interest in Delhi’s Muslim history. Al Jazeera has a story covering recent comments made by Gandhi’s great-grandson claiming that the rise of PM Modi and the BJP are increasing polarization and division in India. 

 World Politics Review (paysite) has an opinion piece arguing that Christian nationalism is made for authoritarians.

Daily Kos published an op-ed about Christian nationalism and its connection to the Supreme Court. National Review (paysite) has an opinion article arguing that paranoia about Christian nationalism isn't new. NPR has an interview with Bradley Onishi, a former Evangelical minister and former white nationalist, about his recent book “Preparing for War: The Extremist History of White Christian Nationalism—and What Comes Next." MSNBC has an op-ed looking at what the Jan. 6 committee omitted about Christian nationalism.

Arab News has an op-ed about how Israel’s rejection of Palestinian nationalism is what’s leading to the escalating violence. 




Justin Collier