Michael Budde

Michael Budde is a professor of political science at DePaul University. He earned his Ph.D. from Northwestern University, his M.A. from Catholic University of America, and his B.S.J. from Northwestern University. His previous works include The (Magic) Kingdom of God: The Catholic Church and Global Culture Industries (Westview/HarperCollins, 1997).


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.