John H. Wigger

John H. Wigger
Professor and Department Chair
107 Read Hall
573-882-2481
Research Area: 
U.S. social and cultural history
Education: 

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

Bio: 

Professor Wigger's research interests focus on American religious and cultural history.

Recent Publications: 

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