Philip Jenkins

Philip Jenkins
Distinguished Professor of History and Co-Director, Program on Historical Studies of Religion
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Research Interests

I work in several quite diverse fields. Broadly, my major current interests include the study of global Christianity, past and present; of new and emerging religious movements; and of Late Modern US history, chiefly post-1975.

  • Ph.D. Cambridge University, 1978
Selected Publications

I have published thirty books, which have been translated into sixteen languages. These include:

  • Climate, Catastrophe, and Faith: How Changes in Climate Drive Religious Upheaval. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021
  • A Global History of the Cold War 1945-1991. Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
  • Fertility and Faith: The Demographic Revolution That Is Transforming All The World’s Religions. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2020
  • Rethinking a Nation: The United States in the 21st Century. London: Macmillan/Red Globe, 2019
  • Crucible of Faith: The Ancient Revolution That Made Our Modern Religious World. New York: Basic Books, 2017