American Apocalypse: Yankee Protestants and the Civil War as a graduate student. As the Mary McIntosh Bridge Professor of Church History at Princeton Theological Seminary and the longtime senior editor of the Journal of Presbyterian History, Moorhead has had a stellar career as an American religious historian.
I was thus thrilled to open my mailbox today to find a copy of Moorhead’s latest offering: Princeton Seminary in American Religion and Culture
(Eerdmans, 2012). It is a bicentennial history of Princeton
Theological Seminary that connects the history of the institution to
larger trends in American religious culture. This handsome volume
(which includes several sections of glossy photos) comes with
endorsements from Ronald White, Mark Valeri, George Marsden, James
Bratt, Daniel Walker Howe, Mark Noll, Christine Heyrman, and Richard
Carwardine. From what I can tell after spending some time with the book
this afternoon, Moorhead’s study is a model for this type of
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