The Author

Jason G. Duesing is provost and associate professor of historical theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. He is the co-editor and author of First Freedom: The Beginning and End of Religious Liberty (B&H Academic, 2016). You can follow him on Twitter or at

Did Genghis Khan Invent Religious Freedom?

Despite the compelling biography, the quest to answer 'How the world’s greatest conquer gave us religious freedom?' reads a stretch too far—and a bit