Howard Thurman was a mid-20th century theologian, writer, activist, and mystic who had a profound influence on the leaders of the Civil Rights movement. Thurman’s writings–especially his 1949 work Jesus and the Disinherited–provided an intellectual and spiritual guide to those trying to […]
David Bratt was the late Edith Blumhofer‘s editor. Over at the blog of Eerdmans Publishing, Bratt remembers the Wheaton College religious historian. Here is a taste: I like to tell people that Edith Blumhofer is just your basic, average, Harvard-educated […]
Stephen Haynes is the Albert Bruce Curry Professor of Religious Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He is a Dietrich Bonhoeffer scholar and author of The Battle for Bonhoeffer: Debating Discipleship in the Age of Trump (Eeerdmans, […]
Learn more about the book here. Eerdmans is sending me on a paperback tour. We are booking dates between now and November 2020. Click here to learn more about how to host an event. Here are some pics from […]
Martin Spence is Associate Professor of History at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is writing for us this weekend at the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association (and related organizations) in New York City. Enjoy his latest post. –JF […]
Eerdmans Publishing tells me that the paperback edition of Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump will be out just in time for the presidential primary season! The paperback edition will also have a new afterword. Stay tuned.
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Thanks to the good folks at Eerdmans, including my amazing publicist Rachel Brewer, we are releasing several memes with quotes from Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump. The first one is posted below. Have you pre-ordered yet? Click here to […]
Check out all of these short interviews here. Thanks again to Eerdmans for this wonderful website. And don’t forget to pre-order Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FszehxCe9u4&w=560&h=315]
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Eerdmans has put together a great website for Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump. I have been so pleased with the way they have supported this project. Huge thanks to Rachel Brewer and her team! The website includes interviews, media, […]
I am pleased to see this. I hope my publicist won’t mind me quoting part of her e-mail to me, sent last night at 10:52. (That is one committed publicist! Thanks, Rachel!). She writes: “Below you will find a starred […]
This weekend hundreds and hundreds (thousands?) of Christian writers are gathered at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan for the biennial Festival of Faith and Writing. We did a post about it yesterday. My daughter Ally is a sophomore at Calvin. […]
I received a box in the mail today from Eerdmans.
Here is a new promo image from the good folks at Eerdmans. Don’t forget to pre-order.
Over at my Facebook page some very good historians and scholars who I respect have been critical of Mark Noll‘s blurb for my forthcoming (June) book Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump. Here is the blurb: I tried to […]
This is from court evangelical Greg Laurie‘s Twitter feed: Had a great briefing today at the White House. Ivanka Trump addressed us as well as other White House staff. Very informative! pic.twitter.com/0htSzQwDLO — Greg Laurie (@greglaurie) February 8, 2018 I […]
I don’t think this will change between now and late Spring when Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump appears in print. Introduction Chapter One: The Politics of Fear Chapter Two: The Playbook Chapter Three: A Short History of Evangelical […]
Some might say that this an oxymoron. Whatever the case, David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network and Scott Lamb of The Washington Times have written The Faith of Donald J. Trump: A Spiritual Biography. It is also worth noting that Eric Metaxas wrote […]
I am told by the good folks at Eerdmans Publishing that pre-orders are important for getting this book and its message to a wide audience. Please consider using your Trump tax-cut money to make the purchase! 🙂 Thanks so much!