John H. Wigger

John H. Wigger
316 Read Hall
Research Area: 
U.S. social and cultural history

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.

Recent Publications: 

PTL: The Rise and Fall of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker's Evangelical Empire. Oxford University Press. 2017

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

Taking Heaven by Storm    
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.