Professor of History, University of Dayton
Trained in U.S. social history at the University of Wisconsin, my research and writing has focused on American evangelicalism and fundamentalism, creationism, and the Christian Right (including the Ku Klux Klan). At the University of Dayton I teach first-year students in history, and M.A. and Ph.D. students in theology. And I blog at rightingamerica.net.
These days, the term fundamentalism is often associated with a militant form of Islam. But the original fundamentalist movement was actually Christian. And it was born in the United States a century ago this...