Charles Kimball

Middle East expert and analyst on world religions, Islam, Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations, and the intersection of religion and politics in America.

  • Author of five books, including When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs and When Religion Becomes Lethal: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • Served for seven years as the Middle East expert, Director for the National Council of Churches and has traveled throughout the Middle East on 40 trips during the past 35 years.  He has worked with leaders throughout the Middle East as well as Congress and the White House.
  • Professor for “Comparative Religion” in The Great Courses series
  • Lecturer, Convocation, and keynote speaker for civic groups, colleges, universities, and seminary campuses.  Topics include “Introduction to Religious Studies,” “Comparative Religion,” “World Religions in America,” “Conceptions of the Afterlife,” “Religion and Politics in the Middle East,” and “Islam.” 


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