Mark A. Noll

Mark A. Noll
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History Emeritus
  • Residential Fellow (2014-2015)
  • "The Bible and American Public Life, 1789-1876"

Mark Noll is the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame. His books and most of his courses treat subjects related to the history of Christianity in the United States, Canada, and the modern world.

He is the author of America’s God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln (2002), The Civil War as a Theological Crisis (2006), God and Race in American Politics: A Short History (2008), The New Shape of World Christianity: How American Experience Reflects Global Faith (2009), Jesus Christ and the Life of the Mind (2011), Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction (2011), In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492-1783 (2016), co-author of Clouds of Witnesses: Christian Voices from Africa and Asia (2011), and co-editor of Protestantism after 500 Years (2016).

Professor Noll is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. From 2004 to 2005 he served as the Maguire Fellow in American History and Ethics at the Library of Congress. In November 2006 he received the National Humanities Medal, and he has been the recipient of three year-long fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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