My Interview with David Swartz on the Evangelical Left

Since overhauling this site, I have pulled in a few posts from 2012 (when I was adding material regularly.) I did this interview back then but David's book remains an important read. In fact, after reposting this and before I even had this new site finished, it had already received three new post "likes." David …

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As Long as its Martin Luther King’s Vision of American Ideals …

With the July fourth holiday approaching, I pulled this one from the archives ...   Morally sensitive efforts to wrestle with American history inevitably lead to being confronted with the fact that the United States, like every nation, has consistently perpetuated injustice. It tempers one’s enthusiasm for one’s country. The legacy of Martin Luther King …

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My Interview with Jay Case on his “Unpredictable Gospel”

Another author interview from 2012. Jay Case's book also remains an important and ground-breaking study. Jay Case teaches at Malone University in Canton, Ohio and I am a fan of his new book, An Unpredictable Gospel: American Evangelicals and World Christianity, 1812-1920 (Oxford, 2012). Jared: How did you get interested in the history of Protestant …

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My Interview with Axel Schäfer on “Countercultural Conservatives”

As promised, I offer up an insightful interview with Axel Schäfer, who teaches at Keele University (UK) and directs the American Studies program there. Thanks to Axel for taking the time to do this! I asked him to talk about his book, Countercultural Conservatives: American Evangelicalism and the Postwar Revival of the New Christian Right. …

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