Worthen, Molly

Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

+1 919 962-1031

Webpage: http://history.unc.edu/people/faculty/molly-worthen/
Twitter: @mollyworthen

Link to CV

Molly Worthen is an assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she teaches courses in the history of North American religious and intellectual life and global Christianity. Her most recent book, Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism (Oxford, 2013) tells the story of the intellectual civil war within evangelicalism since World War II, and the theological roots of today's political conflicts. She is also the author of The Man On Whom Nothing Was Lost: The Grand Strategy of Charles Hill (Houghton Mifflin, 2006). Worthen writes about religion and politics for the New York Times, Slate, and other publications. She received her PhD from Yale University in 2011.

Areas of Interest

Christian Zionism
Evangelical Protestants and Evangelicalism
Religion and Society
Secular and Secularism
Christians and Christianity

Related materials

Life in the Public Square (CBC Ideas; May 5, 2015)
Faith and Politics: Crossing the Undefended Border -- Interfaith Panel Discussion
Reclaiming Culture For Christ: Intellectual Renewal and American Evangelism 1947-2008
Jesus for President: Faith and Politics and Why Americans Can't Keep Them Apart