George M. Marsden is the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame. He holds degrees from Haverford College and Westminster Theological Seminary and a doctorate from Yale University. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books and is one of the most influential figures in evangelical scholarship and the evangelical academy of the last generation. He is one of the most indispensable writers, scholars, analysts, and teachers for the entire evangelical movement. The titles of his influential books include: Fundamentalism in American Culture; The Soul of the American University; and, his magisterial biography of Jonathan Edwards, Jonathan Edwards: A Life. His latest work, published by Basic Books, is The Twilight of the American Enlightenment: the 1950’s and the Crisis of Liberal Belief.