American Religion; History of Early New England; Mormonism
John Turner teaches and writes about the the place of religion in American history. Prof. Turner holds a Ph.D. in American History from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Divinity from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
Prof. Turner is the author of several books about the history of religion in the United States, mostly recently The Mormon Jesus: A Biography, published in 2016.
He is currently writing a history of Plymouth Colony, to appear in 2020 in conjunction with the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower crossing.
Bill Bright and Campus Crusade for Christ (University of North Carolina Press, 2008)