Special Guest: Randall Balmer
Saturday, March 06, 2004
Kurt Andersen and Randall Balmer look at art and entertainment made by Evangelical Christians — from rock bands such as Jars of Clay to the best-selling Left Behind novels.
Randall Balmer is a professor of American Religion at Barnard College and an editor-at-large for Christianity Today. His books include the Encyclopedia of Evangelism and Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, a companion to a PBS documentary series. He is a coauthor of Religion in America: A Short History as well as Growing Pains, a memoir of growing up fundamentalist. He holds a master’s in divinity as well as a PhD.