Prof. Jan StievermannProfessor of the History of Christianity in the USA

    Research Profile

    American history of religion and culture, American protestantism in the 18th and19th centuries, evangelicalism and radical liberalism (esp. transcendentalism), the relationship between religion and literature, religion in the market place, Cotton Mather’s Biblia Americana

    Selected Publications

    Der Sündenfall der Nachahmung: Zum Problem der Mittelbarkeit im Werk Ralph Waldo Emersons

    Cotton Mather and Biblia Americana—America’s First Bible Commentary” (ed. with R. Smolinski).


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