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Wayne te Brake

Professor Emeritus of History

Wayne te Brake has published broadly comparative work on the themes of revolution, contentious politics and religious co-existence in early modern Europe, including Shaping History: Ordinary People in European Politics, 1500-1700 (University of California Press, 1998), Religious War and Religious Peace in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2017), and “War, Forced Migration, and the Politics of Religious Diversity” in Refugees and Religion, Ethnographic Studies of Global Trajectories, ed. Birgit Meyer and Peter van der Veer (Bloomsbury Academic, 2022). His most recent book, Religious Peace, Then and Now (Cascade Books, 2022), applies his research on religious war and religious peace in Europe to our understanding of religious conflict and the prevalence and prospect of religious peace today. His research has been funded by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, and the Ford Foundation.