Diana Butler Bass is an author, speaker, and independent scholar specializing in American religion and culture. She holds a Ph.D. in religious studies from Duke University and is the author of nine books, including Christianity After Religion: The End of Church and Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening A People’s History of Christianity: the Other Side of the Story (HarperOne, 2009). Publishers Weekly named her best-selling Christianity for the Rest of Us as one of the best religion books of 2006.
Diana speaks at college, churches, and conferences across North America. She regularly comments on religion, politics, and culture in the media including USA Today, Time, Newsweek, The Washington Post, CNN, FOX, PBS, and NPR. From 1995 to 2000, she wrote a weekly column on American religion for the New York Times Syndicate. She is a contributing editor for Sojourners Magazine.
She can be contacted through her website at www.dianabutlerbass.com.