George Marsden

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George M. Marsden is a leading Evangelical scholar. he is Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.

Marsden received his B.A. from Haverford College in 1959, a B.D. from Westminster Theological Seminary in 1963, and an M.A. (1960) and Ph.D. (1965) from Yale University. His primary academic interests have been in the history of the interaction of Christianity and American culture. His major areas of study have concerned American evangelicalism and the role of Christianity in American higher education. He taught at Calvin College from 1965 to 1986, at Duke University from 1986-1992 and at the University of Notre Dame since 1992. He lectures widely in colleges and universities and has written for many popular publications.

Further reading

  • Marsden, George M. Fundamentalism and American Culture (1980, 2nd ed. 2006), a major history of Fundamentalism
  • Marsden, George M. Jonathan Edwards: A Life. (2003)
  • Marsden, George M. The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship. (1997).
  • Marsden, George M. The Soul of the American University: From Protestant Establishment to Established Nonbelief (1994).
  • Marsden, George M. Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism. (1991)