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Now in print and audiobook editions! PUBLIC CONFESSIONS: THE RELIGIOUS CONVERSIONS THAT CHANGED AMERICAN POLITICS (University of North Carolina Press)

 

Please visit the "events" page of this site for information about upcoming virtual and in-person book talks!

 

I discuss Muhammad Ali's conversion--and the idea that he had been "brainwashed"--in a recent article at Slate.com.

 

 

"[A] sterling history of mid-20th-century religious conversions and the social issues surrounding them. . . . This impressive work captures a fraught period in American political and religious history with a clear eye and insightful reasoning."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

 

 

Order PUBLIC CONFESSIONS directly from UNC Press and use code 01DAH40 for a 40% discount.