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Kristin Du Mez

Bestselling Author and Professor of History and Gender Studies

About Kristin Du Mez

Kristin is a New York Times bestselling author and Professor of History and Gender Studies at Calvin University. She holds a PhD from the University of Notre Dame, and her research focuses on the intersection of gender, religion, and politics. She has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, NBC News, Religion News Service, and Christianity Today, and has been interviewed on NPR, CBS, and the BBC, among other outlets. Her most recent book, "Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation," is available here.

You can read more of Kristin's important writing here and learn more about her work on her website.

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Kristin Du Mez on Project 2025's Plans for Trump 2.0
A top-to-bottom purge of non-partisan civil servants from government to be replace by Trump loyalists and sycophants - all with a theocratic, Christian Nationalist agenda. Kristin lays it out.
March 20, 2024
Christian Nationalism's Plans for America with guest Kristin Du Mez
Strategy Session

Strategy Session

Special guest historian of gender, faith, & politics, and author of NY Times best-selling book, JESUS AND JOHN WAYNE, Kristin Du Mez joined our strategists to discuss the web of Christian Nationalist groups behind Project 2025 - the detailed plan for a Trump second term. America under a theocracy? Don't dismiss it. Kristin provides startling explanations.
March 20, 2024
Thickening Webs On The Christian Right
"If you're not already paying attention, you need to be," warns Kristen Du Mez of the deep and dangerous ties between a second Trump term and Christian Nationalism, "What are we looking at if Trump wins the presidency? It won’t be a repeat of his first term. It will be all that and more."
March 18, 2024
What Evangelism Means Today
Burn The Boats

Burn The Boats with Ken Harbaugh

Kristin Kobes Du Mez describes how Evangelism has transformed and its relationship to masculinity, oppression, and nationalism. Kristin is a pastor and a professor of History and Gender Studies at Calvin University. Her book, Jesus and John Wayne, reveals “how evangelicals have worked to replace the Jesus of the Gospels with an idol of rugged masculinity and Christian nationalism.”
June 13, 2023
Julie Moore Taylor University
Racial Justice & Academic Freedom: What's Going on at Christian Colleges?
A professor at a Christian college included a quote on her writing course syllabus: "The refusal to act in the midst of injustice is itself an act of injustice." It got her fired, and her story isn't unique.
May 11, 2023