Jon Butler

Jon Butler

Jon Butler is the Howard R. Lamar Professor Emeritus of American Studies, History, and Religious Studies at Yale University, an adjunct research professor of history at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and a past president of the OAH. His award-winning books include The Huguenots in America: A Refugee People in New World Society (1983); Awash in A Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People (1990); and Becoming America: The Revolution Before 1776 (2000). His newest project is a history of religion in Manhattan between the Gilded Age and the 1960 Kennedy election, entitled "God in Gotham."

Lectures

  • God in Gotham: Modern Manhattan as a Sacred City
  • Overestimating the Puritans: Understanding America's Religious Origins
  • The Rise of Religion in Modern America