Molly Worthen’s research focuses on North American religious and intellectual history, particularly the ideas and culture of conservative Christianity in the twentieth century. Her most recent book examines American evangelical intellectual life since 1945. Worthen teaches courses in global Christianity, North American religious and intellectual culture, and the history of politics and ideology. She also writes about religion and politics for the New York Times, Slate, and other publications.  She earned both her BA and PhD from Yale University.