Mark Noll on “The Bible in Early America: Colonies, Empire, Revival, War”

Mark A. Noll (Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History, University of Notre Dame) delivered a lecture on¬†“the role of Scripture in American history, from the era of Christopher Columbus through the American Revolution” at Boston College on October 29, 2015.


1865 was the Year that America’s Bible Civilisation cracked: Mark Noll


Professor Mark Noll (University of Notre Dame) delivers the “Biblical Criticism and the Decline of America’s Biblical Civilisation, 1865-1918”, the 2013 Astor Lecture at the¬†University of Oxford.

Mark Noll identifies the year 1865 as the year in which the American Bible civilisation cracked.

The lecture is available in mp3 audio format.