Nicholas B. Shrum

NICHOLAS B. SHRUM {[email protected]} is a PhD student in religious studies (American religions) at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on the intersections of religious and state identity, nationalism, race, and sacred space in the United States. Nicholas received a BA in American Studies from Brigham Young University in 2018 and a MAR (history of Christianity) from Yale Divinity School in 2022.

Materializing Faith and Politics: The Unseen Power of the NCCS Pocket Constitution in American Religion

Articles/Essays – Volume 57, No. 2

In 2014, Latter-day Saint painter Jon McNaughton painted a triumphal and patriotic, yet reverent, scene of Cliven Bundy on horseback, with one hand lifting an American flag and his hat covering his heart in the…

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