Direct: With Molly Worthen, Christian Historian and Journalist

In this interview John speaks with Molly Worthen, a highly acclaimed religious historian and journalist. They explore religious liberty, separation of church and state, and the impact of Christianity on America.

Molly also speaks about her journey from thoughtful pragmatist to Christian convert, which has only occurred in recent years.

Molly Worthen is an associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a freelance journalist. Her research focuses on North American religious and intellectual history. She writes about religion, politics, and higher education for the New York Times and has also contributed to the New Yorker, Slate, the American Prospect, Foreign Policy, and other publications.

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