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Interview: The NPR Politics Podcast, “For White Evangelicals, The Identity is About More Than Religious Faith,” with Danielle Kurtzleben

In the latest installment of the Politics Podcast book club, NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben interviews Calvin University historian Kristin Kobes Du Mez about Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation. For the complete episode…
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October 2, 2021
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American Evangelicalism

Braveheart’s Warped History Keeps Suckering Evangelicals

The Daily Beast. June 20, 2021. https://www.thedailybeast.com/bravehearts-warped-history-has-been-suckering-evangelicals-for-a-quarter-century Mel Gibson’s sadomasochistic fantasy is beloved by evangelical Christians (and William Wallace wannabes like Ted Cruz), who wallow in its exaltation of violent, macho religion.
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American Evangelicalism
What We Believe About History
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Articles & Essays
The Cost of Staying Silent
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Articles & Essays
Peace Through Understanding: The Life of a Christian Scholar
Book Reviews

This Ridiculous “Spiritual Biography” of Trump is No Joke

In David Brody and Scott Lamb’s book, grace for the president abounds. David Brody and Scott Lamb know they have their work cut out for them. “Donald Trump” and “spiritual life” don’t generally appear in the same sentence, after all.…
Book Reviews
Biblical Porn: Mark Driscoll’s Evangelical Empire – an interview with author Jessica Johnson
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History and the Human Condition: Reflections on Kate Bowler’s Everything Happens for a Reason
American Evangelicalism
Fear, Power, Nostalgia, and the 81 Percent
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Talks & Lectures

Event: Mosaic Church NYC. “Half the Church.” October 29-30, 2021

Event Registration at https://mosaicchurchnyc.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/1014304 Details Join Churches from around NYC as Mosaic Church hosts a two day free event called "Half The Church" featuring author of "Jesus and John Wayne", Dr. Kristin Kobes Du Mez.Friday Night: 7-8:30PM Opening SessionFriday Night…
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Talks & Lectures
University of Notre Dame, Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, “Seminar in American Religion,” October 9, 2021
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Belmont University: Webinar, “From the Margins: The Origins of Christian Feminism”
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Talks & Lectures
Indiana Wesleyan University: John Wesley Honors College, Luther Lee Lecture Series