Grant Wacker

 Grant Wacker
AddressPost Office Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708

Professor of Christian History, Duke University Divinity School

B.A., Stanford University,
Ph.D.,, Harvard University,

Grant Wacker, a well-known expert in American religion, joined the Divinity School faculty after teaching in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1977–1992. Wacker is also the Director of the Ph.D. Graduate Program in Religion at Duke University.

Professor Wacker is the co-editor or author of six books, including “Heaven Below: Early Pentecostals and American Culture.” He is working on a book, under contract with Harvard University Press, to be called “Billy Graham’s America.”

Professor Wacker, who is the immediate-past president of the American Society of Church History, has served as a senior editor of the quarterly journal, Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture. He is a lay member of Orange United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill.

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