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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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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