Dr. Chris Beneke

Professor of History and Director of Academic Integrity | Bentley University

  • Author of Beyond Toleration: The Religious Origins of American Pluralism (Oxford) and co-editor of The First Prejudice: Religious Tolerance and Religious Intolerance in Early America (Penn Press), as well as Profane: Sacrilegious Expression in a Multicultural Age (University of California Press).
  • He has written essays on politics, religion, and sports for The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Chronicle of Higher Education, Philadelphia Inquirer, Huffington Post, and Christian Century.
  • His current project, Free Exercise: Rediscovering the First Amendment's Religious Clauses, is under contract with Cornell University Press.