James H. Moorhead

Mary McIntosh Bridge Professor of American Church History Emeritus

James H. Moorhead
History & Ecumenics
112 Hodge Hall

Phone: 609.497.7984
Fax: 609.497.7728

James H. Moorhead, MDiv '71, is a graduate of Westminster College (Pa.) and earned his MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary and PhD from Yale University. An ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA), he has taught at Princeton Seminary since 1984. He has won the Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History, was an associate editor for religion of the 24-volume American National Biography published by Oxford University Press in 1999, and serves as senior editor of The Journal of Presbyterian History. His research continues to emphasize nineteenth and twentieth-century American Protestantism with special attention to mainstream Protestant denominations since the 1930s.

Select Publications
Princeton Seminary in American Religion and Culture (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012)
Charles Hodge Revisited: A Critical Appraisal of His Life and Work, coedited with John W. Stewart (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002).
World Without End: Mainstream American Protestant Visions of the Last Things, 1880–1925 (Indiana University Press, 1999)
American Apocalypse: Yankee Protestants and the Civil War, 1860–1869 (Yale University Press, 1978)

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