Andrew R. Murphy

Contributor Photo for Balmer (Murphy)Andrew R. Murphy is Associate Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. His research focuses on the interconnections of political and religious thought in the Anglo-American tradition, in both historical and contemporary contexts. He is co-author, most recently (with David S. Gutterman), of Political Religion and Religious Politics: Navigating Identities in the United States (Routledge, 2015) and of the forthcoming Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn (Oxford, 2016). Murphy’s previous publications include Prodigal Nation: Moral Decline and Divine Punishment from New England to 9/11 (Oxford, 2008) and Conscience and Community: Revisiting Toleration and Religious Dissent in Early Modern England and America (Penn State, 2001). He edited the Blackwell Companion to Religion and Violence (2011).

Andrew R. Murphy on MRB

Redeeming Jimmy Carter. On Randall Balmer’s Redeemer.

Fear, Trembling, and Weird John Brown. In the Forum on Political Theology and Divine Violence.