Moorhead, James

Mary McIntosh Bridge Professor of American Church History
Department of History
112 Hodge Hall
Phone: 609.497.7984
Fax: 609.497.7728
Email: [email protected]



James Moorhead is Princeton Theological Seminary’s Mary McIntosh Bridge Professor of American Church History. He earned his M.Div. from the Seminary and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Yale University. He specializes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Christianity, with a focus on mainline Protestantism, and teaches courses on American Christianity and Presbyterian history and theology. An ordained Presbyterian minister, he is senior editor of The Journal of Presbyterian History

Major Publications

Princeton Seminary in  American Religion and Culture (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2012)
World Without End: Mainstream American Protestant Visions of the Last Things, 1880–1925 (Indiana Press, 1999)
American Apocalypse: Yankee Protestants and the Civil War, 1860–1869  (Yale University Press, 1978)