George Marsden

Professor of History Emeritus, University of Notre Dame

George Marsden, professor of history emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, is one of the most influential historians of Christianity in the twentieth century—particularly when it comes to evangelicalism, fundamentalism, and higher education. He is author of Fundamentalism and American Culture (Oxford University Press, 1980/2006), The Soul of the American University (Oxford University Press, 1996), Jonathan Edwards: A Life (Yale University Press, 2003), which won Columbia University’s prestigious Bancroft Prize, and C. S. Lewis’s “Mere Christianity”: A Biography, part of Princeton University Press’s Lives of Great Religious Books series.