Molly Worthen

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Molly Worthen (born 1981) is a historian of American religion and a journalist. She is assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Raised in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, she graduated from Yale in 2003 and earned a Ph.D. in American religious history there in 2011.

Her first book, The Man on Whom Nothing Was Lost, a biography of American diplomat and Yale professor Charles Hill, was published in 2006 and reviewed by the Boston Globe and Michiko Kakutani in the New York Times. Her most recent book, Apostles of Reason, examines the history of American evangelicalism since 1945.[1]

Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Slate, Time, the Boston Globe, The New Republic, the Dallas Morning News, and the Toledo Blade. She is an assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Further reading[edit]

Extract from The Man on Whom Nothing Was Lost in the Yale Alumni Magazine: Man & Myth at Yale

Kakutani's review in the New York Times: From Student and Teacher to Biographer and Subject

From the New York Times Magazine: Onward Christian Scholars

From the New York Times Magazine: Who Would Jesus Smack Down?

From Christianity Today: Reformer

From Church History: Chalcedon problem: Rousas John Rushdoony and the origins of Christian reconstructionism

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Al Mohler, Review of Apostles of Reason, thegospelcoalition.org

External links[edit]

  • Faculty Page at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill