Amy Frykholm is an American writer whose four books of non-fiction have covered the territory of American
religion from apocalypticists to saints. She is an award winning writer and senior editor for the magazine
The Christian Century, appears frequently on television and radio programs as an expert in American religion,
and has lectured widely on subjects like the Rapture, purity culture, and lost female figures in Christianity.
She has a PhD in Literature from Duke University.