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An evangelical GOP congressional candidate in Texas wrote a novel about Anne Frank finding Jesus

Posted on AllSides November 1st, 2022
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The Republican nominee for Congress in Texas’ 7th District is a self-proclaimed history buff, but his take on Anne Frank is not one that most historians would endorse.

Johnny Teague, an evangelical pastor and business owner who won the district’s primary in March, in 2020 published “The Lost Diary of Anne Frank,” a novel imagining the famous Jewish Holocaust victim’s final days in the Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps as she might have written them in her diary.

The kicker: In Teague’s telling, Frank seems to embrace Christianity just before...

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