Kathryn Lofton, Author at The Point Magazine
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Kathryn Lofton

Kathryn Lofton is a professor of Religious Studies at Yale. Her most recent book is "Oprah: The Gospel of an Icon."
 

Understanding Is Dangerous

It is therefore unsurprising that I, a scholar of religion, am invested in an account of Trump that renders his absurdity less so. It is, perhaps, my sole specific obligation: to figure out the reason in his seeming madness.

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