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Michael McClymond, Ph.D.

Professor of Modern Christianity


Ph.D. in Theology, University of Chicago, 1992
M.A. in Divinity, University of Chicago, 1987
M.Div., Yale University, 1984
B.A. in Chemistry, Northwestern University, 1980

Research Interests

Modern Christian Theology and Modern Religious Thought (1700-2000); Global Evangelicalism and the Global Pentecostal-Charismatic movement; History of Universalism

Publications and Media Placements

The Devil’s Redemption: An Interpretation of the Christian Debate over Universal Salvation (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2018), 2 vols.

Co-Editor (with Lamin Sanneh) and Contributor, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Christianity (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2016)

Co-Author (with Gerald McDermott), The Theology of Jonathan Edwards (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012)

Editor, Encyclopedia of Religious Revivals in America (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2007)

Editor and Contributor, Embodying the Spirit: New Dimensions of North American Revivalism (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004)

Familiar Stranger: An Introduction to Jesus of Nazareth
(Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2003)

Co-Editor (with David Noel Freedman), and Contributor, The Rivers of Paradise: Moses, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Muhammed as Religious Founders (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2001)

Encounters With God: An Approach to the Theology of Jonathan Edwards
(New York: Oxford University Press), 1998

Professional Organizations and Associations

American Academy of Religion (1989- )
American Society of Church History (1998- )