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Philip Jenkins

Philip Jenkins
Philip Jenkins

 

 

 

 

Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of the Humanities, Penn State University

 

 

Philip Jenkins is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of the Humanities at Penn State University. His major current interests include the study of global Christianity, past and present; of new and emerging religious movements; and of twentieth century US history, chiefly post-1975. He also has an enduring interest in issues of crime and deviance, and the construction of social problems. He has published twenty books, including The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South (also 2006) and God's Continent: Christianity, Islam and Europe's Religious Crisis (2007: all from Oxford University Press). His latest book, forthcoming in Fall 2008, is The Lost History of Christianity (Harper One).

 

 
 
 
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