Harry S. Stout

 Harry S. Stout

AddressYale Divinity School
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 6511

American Religious History, Yale Divinity School, Yale University

B.A., Calvin College,
M.A., Kent State University,
Ph.D., Kent State University,

Professor Stout is the author of several books, including Upon the Altar of the Nation: A Moral History of the Civil War; The New England Soul, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for history; The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism, which received a Pulitzer Prize nomination for biography as well as the Critic’s Award for History in 1991; Dictionary of Christianity in America (of which he was co-editor), which received the Book of the Year Award from Christianity Today in 1990; A Religious History of America (co-author with Nathan Hatch); and Readings in American Religious History (co-edited with Jon Butler). With Kenneth Minkema he co-edited Jonathan Edwards at 300: Essays on the Tercentenary of His Birth. He most recently contributed to and co-edited Religion in the American Civil War and is currently co-editing Religion in American Life, a seventeen-volume study of the impact of religion on American history for adolescent readers and public schools (with Jon Butler). He is general editor of both The Works of Jonathan Edwards and the “Religion in America” series for Oxford University Press. He has written articles for the Journal of Social History, Journal of American Studies, Journal of American History, Theological Education, Computers and the Humanities, and Christian Scholar’s Review. He is a contributor to the Concise Encyclopedia of Preaching, Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions, and the Reader’s Encyclopedia of the American West. In 2003, Professor Stout was awarded the Robert Cherry Award for Great Teaching

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