George Marsden

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George Marsden
Born George M. Marsden
(1939-02-25) February 25, 1939
Alma mater Yale University
Westminster Theological Seminary
Haverford College
Institutions University of Notre Dame
Duke Divinity School
Calvin College
Main interests
American Evangelicalism

George M. Marsden (born February 25, 1939) is an historian who has written extensively on the interaction between Christianity and American culture, particularly on Christianity in American higher education and on American Evangelicalism. He is best known for his award-winning biography of the New England clergyman and theological writer Jonathan Edwards, a prominent theologian of Colonial America.


He attended Haverford College, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Yale University, finishing with a Ph.D. in American history under Professor Sydney Ahlstrom. He taught at Calvin College (1965–1986), Duke Divinity School (1986–1992), and as Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at The University of Notre Dame (1992–2008).


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