Join our mailing list

* indicates required

Ira Chernus's MythicAmerica


MythicAmerica explores the mythic dimension of American political culture, past, present, and future. The blogger, Ira Chernus, is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and author of Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity.

His new “MythicAmerica: Essays” offer an online introduction to the study of American myths. Read about the blog and the author here.

To receive periodic email summaries of the blog, send an email to update@mythicamerica.us, with “Update” in the subject line. You can communicate directly with Ira at the same address.

first 1 2 3 4 5 6 last


  • 11/22: The Day "Truth" Died

    by Ira Chernus

    When JFK died, America's belief in "truth" as absolute certainty began to die too. 
first 1 2 3 4 5 6 last