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Matt Sutton. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
Matt Sutton. Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities

Matt Sutton is an associate professor of History at the Washington State University. His first book, Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America, published in 2007, won the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize from Harvard University Press, awarded annually to the best book in any discipline by a first-time author. His current book project, tentatively entitled American Evangelicals and the Politics of Apocalypse examines the relationships among American evangelicalism, apocalyptic thought, and political activism during times of national crisis and war.

In April 2011 he presented a lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities.