L. Benjamin Rolsky

Benji RolskyL. Benjamin Rolsky is a PhD candidate at Drew University in American Religious Studies. His work has appeared in a variety of popular and academic venues including Method and Theory in the Study of Religion and the Journal of the American Academy of Religion as well as The Christian Century and The Marginalia Review of Books. His academic and research interests include religion and politics, popular culture, and critical theory. He is currently working on his dissertation titled, “Norman Lear, People for the American Way, and Spiritual Politics in Late 20th Century America.”

L. Benjamin Rolsky on MRB

Wall Street Goes to War: Hardhat Politics and the Culture War of Everything since the 1960s. On Steven Prothero’s Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When they Lose Elections).

Confessions of a Hollywood Liberal: American Sitcoms and the Culture Wars, from Norman Lear to “Parks and Recreation”