Category Archives: Christianity

Christian Dialectic – A Conversation with David A. Hollinger

David A. Hollinger is the Preston Hotchkis Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. In his new book, Christianity’s American Fate: How Religion Became More Conservative and Society More Secular, he recounts the long-running, dialectical relationship between … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Politics | Tagged , | Comments Off on Christian Dialectic – A Conversation with David A. Hollinger

Review – Conservative Christians and Climate Change

Neall W. Pogue is Senior Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas. Robin Globus Veldman is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Texas A&M University. James Morton Turner is Professor of Environmental Studies at Wellesley College, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, Climate Change | Tagged , | Comments Off on Review – Conservative Christians and Climate Change

How We Got Here – A Conversation with Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College. He is a contributor to The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and the New York Review of Books, and author of 20 books of his own. His latest, … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Climate Change | Tagged , | Comments Off on How We Got Here – A Conversation with Bill McKibben

Review – Thinking About Talking About Climate Change

Katharine Hayhoe is Professor of Political Science and past co-director of the Climate Center at Texas Tech University. She is chief scientist at the Nature Conservancy, an Oxfam “Sister of the Plant,” and a UN “Champion of the Earth.” Her … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, Climate Change, Politics | Tagged , | Comments Off on Review – Thinking About Talking About Climate Change

White Christian Nation – A Conversation with Philip S. Gorski

Philip S. Gorski is Professor and Chair of Sociology at Yale University. His latest book, co-authored with Samuel L. Perry, is The Flag and the Cross: White Christian Nationalism and the Threat to Democracy. It defines and diagnoses the ideological … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Culture War, Politics | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Anti-Christians – A Conversation with Obery M. Hendricks

Obery M. Hendricks, Jr. is Visiting Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary and Adjunct Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Columbia University. His new book, Christians Against Christianity: How Right-Wing Evangelicals Are Destroying Our Nation and … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Culture War, Politics | Tagged , | Comments Off on Anti-Christians – A Conversation with Obery M. Hendricks

Hijacking History – A Conversation with Kathleen Wellman

Kathleen Wellman is the Dedman Family Distinguished Professor of History and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor at Southern Methodist University. In her new book, Hijacking History: How the Christian Right Teaches History and Why it Matters, she examines a series of … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Culture War, Politics | Tagged , | Comments Off on Hijacking History – A Conversation with Kathleen Wellman

Hidden Mercy – A Conversation with Michael J. O’Loughlin

Michael J. O’Loughlin is the award-winning national correspondent for America Media. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, National Catholic Reporter, and The Advocate. In his new book, Hidden Mercy: AIDS, Catholics, and the Untold … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Culture War, Politics | Tagged , | Comments Off on Hidden Mercy – A Conversation with Michael J. O’Loughlin

Colorblind Christianity – A Conversation with Jesse Curtis

Jesse Curtis is Assistant Professor of History at Valparaiso University. His book, The Myth of Colorblind Christians: Evangelicals and White Supremacy in the Civil Rights Era parses the theories and practices animating white evangelical thinking on race since 1960. He … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Culture War | Tagged , | Comments Off on Colorblind Christianity – A Conversation with Jesse Curtis

Active Passive – A Conversation with Stephanie A. Martin

Stephanie A. Martin is Associate Professor of Corporate Communication and Public Affairs at Southern Methodist University. In her new book, Decoding the Digital Church: Evangelical Storytelling and the Election of Donald J. Trump, she analyzes scores of sermons delivered at … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Politics | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Active Passive – A Conversation with Stephanie A. Martin

Saving Us – A Conversation with Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe is Professor of Political Science and past co-director of the Climate Center at Texas Tech University. She is chief scientist at the Nature Conservancy, an Oxfam “Sister of the Plant,” and a UN “Champion of the Earth.” Her … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Climate Change, Culture War | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Review – The Eyes of the World Upon Us, Again

Abram Van Engen is Associate Professor of English at Washington University of St. Louis. Daniel T. Rodgers is Emeritus Professor of History at Princeton University. Richard M. Gamble is the Anna Margaret Ross Alexander Chair of History and Politics at … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Books, Christianity, Politics | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Review – The Eyes of the World Upon Us, Again

On Biblical Womanhood – A Conversation with Beth Allison Barr

Beth Allison Barr is Associate Professor of History and Associate Dean for Professional Development at Baylor University. Her new book, The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth, blends personal memoir with history to examine … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Culture War | Tagged , , | Comments Off on On Biblical Womanhood – A Conversation with Beth Allison Barr

The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife – A Conversation with Ariel Sabar

Ariel Sabar is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, Harper’s, and other publications. His new book, Veritas: A Harvard Professor, A Con Man, and the Gospel of Jesus’s … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife – A Conversation with Ariel Sabar

Republican Jesus – A Conversation with Tony Keddie

Tony Keddie is Assistant Professor of Early Christian History and Literature at the University of British Columbia. In his new book, Republican Jesus: How the Right has Rewritten the Gospels, Keddie situates popular Republican perceptions of Christ within a historical … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Politics | Tagged , | 2 Comments