Jason Bivins

Jason C. Bivins is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at North Carolina State University. He is the author of Religion of Fear: The Politics of Horror in Conservative Evangelicalism (Oxford University Press, 2008) and The Fracture of Good Order: Christian Antiliberalism and the Challenge to American Politics (University of North Carolina Press, 2003). He is currently working on two monographs. The first is “Spirits Rejoice!”: Jazz and American Religion, and the second is Embattled Majority, a genealogy of the rhetoric of “religious bigotry” in conservative Christian politics since the 1960s. Read Jason Bivins’ contributions to Reflections on summer reading, Surveying religious knowledge, and Religion and the midterms.

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