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Kristin Kobes Du Mez, selected publications

Articles and book chapters

“Reorienting American Religious History: The Case of Katharine Bushnell,” in American Evangelicalism: George Marsden and the Shape of American Religious History (University of Notre Dame Press, forthcoming).

“Katharine Bushnell’s God’s Word to Women: Theology and Social Reform in Victorian America,” in Finding Themselves: Women and the Bible in the Nineteenth Century (volume in The Bible and Women: An Encyclopaedia of Exegesis and Cultural History, forthcoming)

“Katharine Bushnell” and “Lee Anna Starr,” in Biographical History of Women Biblical Interpreters (Baker Academic Press, 2012).

“Leaving Eden: Resurrecting the Work of Katharine Bushnell and Lee Anna Starr,” in Breaking Boundaries: Female Biblical Interpreters who Challenged the Status Quo (T&T Clark, 2010).

“The Beauty of the Lilies: Femininity, Innocence, and the Sweet Gospel of Uldine Utley,” Religion and American Culture, Vol. 15, No. 2, Summer 2005.

Works in Progress

“Warriors for Christ: Masculinity and Foreign Policy in the History of American Evangelicalism,” article draft.

“Selfishness One Degree Removed: Madeline Southard and the Sacralization of Motherhood in American Protestantism” (under review). 


Review of Edward Humes, Over Here: How the G.I. Bill Transformed the American Dream (Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 2006), in Minds in the Making 03 No. 2, Spring 2007 [reprinted as “The Legislation That Made the Greatest Generation.” Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, Vol. 22, No. 10, December 2007].

Review of R. Marie Griffith, Born Again Bodies: Flesh and Spirit in American Christianity (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004), in Fides et Historia, Vol. 38, No. 1, Winter/Spring 2006.

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Du Mez, Kristin. "Selfishness or Sacrifice? Rethinking the Second Sunday in May." Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, March/April, 2013.