• Profile

      Caleb J. D. Maskell is a Ph.D Candidate in the Religion in the Americas subfield. His dissertation examines the importance of discourse about the Kingdom of God to the reshaping of American religious and political imagination between 1830 and 1877.

      He graduated from the University of Chicago in 2000 (A.B. with honors) with a degree from the interdisciplinary Fundamentals program. In 2004, he received an M.Div summa cum laude from Yale Divinity School. After graduating from Yale, he worked for three years as the Associate Director of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University, where, alongside Harry S. Stout and Kenneth P. Minkema, he pioneered the creation of the Works of Jonathan Edwards Online, a leading digital resource for the study of American intellectual and religious history.

      Maskell has published widely, including a recent article in Religion and American Culture (Summer 2013), reviews in the Journal of Religion, Church History, the Journal of Ecclesiastical History, Pneuma, and Books and Culture, several entries in the Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity (Cambridge, 2010), and two edited volumes, including Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God: A Casebook, with Wilson H. Kimnach and Kenneth P. Minkema (Yale University Press, 2010). He has presented papers in a variety of conference settings, including the American Academy of Religion, the American Society of Church History and the Modern Language Association.

    • Publications

2013 Danforth Lecture

  • featuring Robert Wuthnow
    Princeton University
    Title: "Polls, Surveys, and the Shaping of American Religion"
    Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    Time: 4:30 PM
    Location: Betts Auditorium School of Architecture