Links to Some of My Recent Reviews, Articles, Blog Posts, etc.


Book Reviews:

(See CV for numerous additional reviews that are accessible to subscribers only.)

J. Brooks Flippen, Jimmy Carter, the Politics of Family, and the Rise of the Religious Right (Journal of Southern Religion, 2011)

Bradford Martin, The Other Eighties: A Secret History of America in the Age of Reagan (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 22 May 2011)

Jill Lepore, The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle Over American History (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 10 October 2010)

David Farber, The Rise and Fall of the Modern American Conservative Movement: A Short History (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 6 June 2010)

Joyce Appleby, The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism (St. Louis Post-Disptach, 28 February 2010)

Andrew Finstuen, Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety (Religion in American History blog, December 2, 2009)

Jennifer Burns, Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, November 1, 2009)

Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Jesus and Justice: Evangelicals, Race & American Politics (Religion in American History blog, August 19, 2009)

Bethany Moreton, To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 7, 2009)

Elna C. Green, ed., The New Deal and Beyond: Social Welfare in the South Since 1930 (H-Net, H-South, April 2005)



Articles and Extended Posts:


"IT is Happening Here (Re-reading The Handmaid's Tale)" (Religion in American History blog, May 30, 2011)

Short review of Daniel K. Williams, God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right (Religion in American History blog, September 24, 2010)

"Graham at the Confluence: Reflections on Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South" (Journal of Southern Religion XII (2010)

"The Naked Public Square, Revisited" (Religion in American History blog, May 30, 2010)

"The Divided Mind of 19th-century 'Evangelical Nationalism'" (Religion in American History blog, May 12, 2010)

Short review of Debby Applegate, The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher (Religion in American History blog, December 15, 2009)

"Billy Graham, Nixon, and Jews as God's Time Piece" (Religion in American History blog, June 26, 2009)

"Evangelicalism--the End of an Era?" (History News Network, May 18, 2009)

"Billy Graham: Have Historians Given Us an Accurate Picture? (History News Network, June 12, 2006)

"From Politics to Reconciliation: Katallagete, Biblicism, and Southern Liberalism," Journal of Southern Religion 7 (2004)