Andrew R. Murphy
Andrew R. Murphy is Professor of Political Science at Virginia Commonwealth University. His research focuses on the interconnections between religious and political thought and practice, most particularly in England and America. His current work explores the life, political career, and political thought of William Penn, and he is the author of William Penn: A Life (Oxford, 2018), and Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn (Oxford, 2016). He has also recently co-authored, with David S. Gutterman, Political Religion and Religious Politics: Navigating Identities in the United States (Routledge, 2015). Other works include Prodigal Nation: Moral Decline and Divine Punishment from New England to 9/11 (Oxford, 2009) and Conscience and Community: Revisiting Toleration and Religious Dissent in Early Modern England and America (Penn State, 2001).