David C. Steinmetz

 David C. Steinmetz

AddressPost Office Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708

Amos Reagan Kearns Distinguished Professor of the History of Christianity, Duke University Divinity School

B.A., Wheaton College,
B.D., Drew University,
Th.D., Harvard University,

Professor Steinmetz is a specialist in the history of Christianity in late medieval and early modern Europe. In recent years he has concentrated on the history of biblical scholarship and learning in Europe from 1350 to 1600. Before coming to Duke in 1971, he taught at Lancaster Theological Seminary of the United Church of Christ. and has been a visiting professor at Harvard University and at the University of Notre Dame. He has also been a Guggenheim Fellow at Cambridge University and a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at the Duke August Library in Wolfenbüttel, Germany. He serves as the general editor of the series, Oxford Studies in Historical Theology and is currently writing a book for Oxford entitled, John Calvin: Tradition and Innovation in European Religious Thought. He is a United Methodist minister and a former president of the American Society of Church History. In 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Areas of Interest

History of Christianity;

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