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Mark Edwards, Ph.D.

Professor of History
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Mark Edwards is assistant professor of US history and politics at Spring Arbor University in Michigan. He has published articles in Religion and American Culture, Diplomatic History, Anglican and Episcopal History, Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, and the Journal of Religious History. His first book, The Right of the Protestant Left: God’s Totalitarianism(Palgrave Macmillan, July 2012) offers a new view of Reinhold Niebuhr, Christian Realism, and the geopolitics of the ecumenical movement. Edwards was also co-chair of the 2014 US Intellectual History conference in Indianapolis.


  • Ph.D.: (History) Purdue University, 2006