University of Missouri


John H. Wigger

Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
area: U.S. social and cultural to 1865 history
office: 107 Read Hall
phone: 573-882-2481

B.S. West Virginia University, 1981
M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary, 1989
M.A. University of Notre Dame, 1990
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, 1994

Professor Wigger's research interests focus on American religious and cultural history. He is currently writing a book on Jim Bakker, PTL, and American religious culture

Selected Publications

American Saint: Francis Asbury and the Methodists. Oxford University Press, 2009.

Taking Heaven by Storm: Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America, 1770-1820. Oxford University Press, 1998; paperback, University of Illinois Press, 2001.

Methodism and the Shaping of American Culture, co-edited with Nathan Hatch. Kingswood Books, 2001.

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Professor Wigger
Professor Wigger

American Saint
American Saint:
Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Taking Heaven by Storm
Taking Heaven by Storm

book jacket
Methodism and the Shaping of American Culture