Balmer, Randall (Herbert)

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BALMER, Randall (Herbert)

BALMER, Randall (Herbert). American, b. 1954. Genres: Theology/Religion. Career: Columbia University, assistant professor, 1985-90, Tremaine Associate Professor of religion, 1990; Barnard College, Columbia University, associate professor, 1991-94, professor, 1994-, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of American Religion, 1996-. Publications: A Perfect Babel of Confusion: Dutch Religion and English Culture in the Middle Colonies, 1989; Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 1989, 3rd ed, 1999; (ed. with E.L. Blumhofer) Modern Christian Revivals, 1993; (with J.R. Fitzmier) The Presbyterians, 1993; Grant Us Courage: Travels along the Mainline of American Protestantism, 1996; Blessed Assurance: The History of Evangelicalism in America, 1999; Religion in Twentieth-Century America, 2001; Growing Pains: Learning to Love My Father's Faith, 2001; Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism, 2002. TV DOCUMENTARIES: Crusade: The Life of Billy Graham, 1993; In the Beginning: The Creationist Controversy, 1994. Contributor of articles and columns to newspapers and magazines. Address: 323 Fairfield Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]