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George M. Marsden

Distinguished Scholar in the History of Christianity


Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University (1965)
Bachelor of Divinity, Westminster Theological Seminary (1963)
Master of Arts, Yale University (1960)
Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College (1959)

Areas of Expertise

American religion and culture
American evangelicalism and the role of Christianity in American higher education

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Featured Publications

Fundamentalism and American Culture (Second Edition), New York: Oxford University Press, 2006 (1980)
Jonathan Edwards: A Life. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003.
The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship. New York, Oxford University Press, 1997.
The Soul of the American University: From Protestant Establishment to Established Nonbelief. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 1991. (A collection of previously published essays).