Darren Dochuk

College of Arts and Letters

Office
406 Decio Faculty Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone
574-631-8281
Email
ddochuk@nd.edu
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Professor of History

  • Religion and politics
  • 20th-century American religious history
  • Religion and oil
  • Evangelicalism

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Abortion Has Never Just Been About Abortion

David Leege, professor emeritus of political science at Notre Dame, has an additional explanation for the process linking racial animosity and abortion...Darren Dochuk, a professor of history at Notre Dame and the author of “From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism,” argued in an email that the strength of the opposition to abortion in the South grows out of the unique tensions in the region between notions of manhood and evangelical attempts to control the sins of men...

Luis Palau, the ‘Billy Graham of Latin America,’ Dies at 86

“His ministry was able to bridge gaps between whites and Latinos in a way that suburban white ministers could not, especially in the 1980s and ’90s,” said Darren Dochuk, a historian at the University of Notre Dame.

Died: Luis Palau, Who Preached the Gospel from Portland to Latin America and Beyond

“Palau had a great way of preaching the gospel in an accessible manner and planting spiritual priorities aimed toward personal salvation in Christ, but he also had a certain social awareness,” said Notre Dame history professor Darren Dochuk. “If not a full-fledged social gospel, a message nevertheless that was aware of social concerns.”