Professor of History, Emeritus
B.A. Haverford College, 1959
B.D. Westminster Theological Seminary, 1963
M.A. (1960) and Ph.D. (1965) Yale University
Research and Teaching Interests
American religion and culture; American evangelicalism and the role of Christianity in American higher education
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).