Philip Jenkins

Baylor University, Professor of History

Philip Jenkins is Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University, where he serves in the Institute for Studies of Religion. He is one of the world's leading religion scholars. An historian by training, Jenkins' work has been lauded in many different disciplines including sociology, criminology, and religious studies. He has published twenty-five books, which have been translated into fifteen languages.



A Long View of History and Religious Extremism

To understand religious conflict, Prof. Philip Jenkins argues that we need to take a long view of history and that failure to reflect internally and learn from our own experiences risks misunderstanding drivers of current conflicts.

Philip Jenkins

24 Nov 2014

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