Grant Brodrecht

Grant Brodrecht teaches history and American social thought at the Geneva School, a classical Christian school in Orlando, Florida. He received his MA and PhD in American history at the University of Notre Dame and is the author of Our Country: Northern Evangelicals and the Union during the Civil War Era (Fordham University Press, 2018).


Volume 144

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Guests on Volume 144: Jonathan McIntosh on the influence of St. Thomas Aquinas’s metaphysical ideas on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien; Kevin Vost on the history of thinking about friendship in Patristic and Medieval Christian thought; Malcolm Guite on wisdom from Samuel Taylor Coleridge about reason and the imagination; R. David Cox on the influence of the Virginia Episcopalian tradition on the religious life of Robert E. Lee; Grant Brodrecht on why Civil War-era evangelicals in the North placed such a high value on preserving the Union; and Peter Bouteneff on the theological richness of the music of Arvo Pärt.