Garry Wills

Northwestern University

Bio

Garry Wills is an emeritus professor of history at Northwestern University. His books have received many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize.

Featured Work

OCT 6, 2017 Podcast

What the Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters with Garry Wills

How can we engage with Muslims around the world without really understanding what they believe? On studying the Qur'an, religious scholar Garry Wills found that ...

Bomb Power: The Modern Presidency and the National Security State

FEB 17, 2010 Podcast

Bomb Power: The Modern Presidency and the National Security State

Garry Wills traces how the atomic bomb transformed our nation down to its deepest constitutional roots, defined the presidency, and redefined the government as a ...

OCT 12, 2007 Podcast

Head and Heart: American Christianities

Garry Wills says that the U.S. separation of church and state both unleashed evangelical feelings and tempered them with reason and rationality. "Putting together ...