Interviews

Emerging from Fundamentalism: Conversation with Randall Balmer

At the American Academy of Religion meeting in San Francisco in November, Chiara Press hosted a public conversation between Randall Balmer and me titled "Emerging from Fundamentalism," during which we discussed my recent book The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family.

A Conversation with David Nilsen - The Screaming Kettle

David Nilsen -- In early May I read and reviewed Andrew Himes‘ excellent new book The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family. Andrew is the grandson of John R. Rice, a prominent leader within the Fundamentalist movement until his passing in 1980. In the book Andrew discusses the influence, both good and bad, Fundamentalism had on his own life and much of American church culture. I recently had the privilege of corresponding with Andrew and asking him some questions about the book.

Moral Politics: Interview by Valerie Tarico

Valerie Tarico, who conducted this interview in early May, is host for Moral Politics, produced by Bill Alford for SCAN-TV. Himes is author of The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family. Andrew Himes: "My core motivation for researching and writing the book was to understand the roots of fundamentalism -- and how my own life fit into that story.

Combatting my ignorance, opening my imagination

Amy Riley posted this interview on March 24, on her blog My Friend Amy. The interview was conducted as an email exchange, and was posted on the same day Amy posted her review of The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family.

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