Upcoming and On-Demand Webinars
Westar Institute invites members and the general public into conversation with Westar scholars of religion throughout the year.

Upcoming Webinars

May 26, 7:30-9:00 PM ET
Jesus and John Wayne: Evangelical Masculinity, Militarism, and the Rise of Trump with Historian and Author Kristin Kobes Du Mez
$20
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Details: The long history of evangelical masculinity is key to understanding evangelical politics, and the white evangelical support for Trump.

Historian and author Kristin Kobes Du Mez is Professor of History and Gender Studies at Calvin University. She holds a PhD from the University of Notre Dame and her research focuses on the intersection of gender, religion, and politics. She has written for the Washington Post, NBC News, Religion News Service, Christianity Today, and The Daily Beast, and has been interviewed on NPR, CBS, and the BBC, among other outlets. Her most recent book is Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation.

Recent On-Demand Webinars

The Westar Spring Meeting 2021
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(Ally Kateusz discusses women leaders and the rise of Christianity. $20.00)

The Political Jesus Session One
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(Two-hour format with Perry Kea and Celene Lillie, $20.00)

The Political Jesus Session Two
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(Two-hour format with Perry Kea and Celene Lillie, $20.00)

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