Andrei S. Markovits

Andrei S. Markovits is professor of politics and adjunct professor of sociology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His former professional posts include serving on the faculty at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Boston University. He has been published in, among others, Der Tagesspiegel, Tikkun, and the Los Angeles Times. He earned his Ph.D., M. Phil., M.A., M.B.A., and B.A. from Columbia University.


Volume 57

Guests on Volume 57: John Hare, on why morality makes sense only on Christian grounds; Clifford Putney, on "muscular Christianity" and the origins of the YMCA; Andrei S. Markovits, on modernity, sports, and soccer in America; Wilmer Mills, on time, narrative, and the sequences of life, and on two of his poems; Steve Bruce, on diversity, individualism, secularization, and the atrophy of faith, and on why rational choice theory doesn't apply to religion; Colleen Carroll, on The New Faithful: Why Young Adults Are Embracing Christian Orthodoxy; and Michael Budde & Robert Brimlow, Christianity Incorporated, on why Christianity should seem strange.