Why American Newspapers Gave Away the Future

An insider’s assessment of the precipitous decline of large city ...


George M. Marsden

George Marsden is a distinguished historian of religion in American life.  His biography of Jonathan Edwards won virtually every major historical prize, including the Bancroft Prize, the Merle Curti Award, the Philip Schaff Prize, and the Eugene Genovese Prize.  Among his other books are The Soul of the American University, Religion and American Culture, and Fundamentalism and American Culture.  Mr. Marsden studied at Haverford College, Westminster Theological Seminary, and Yale University; he has taught at Calvin College, Duke University, and the University of Notre Dame, and is now scholar in residence at Calvin College.  He lives with his wife in Grand Rapids, Michigan.