Theologian | Historian
Martin E. Marty, Ph.D., is one of the most prominent interpreters of religion and culture today. An American religious scholar with a doctorate from the University of Chicago, he has written extensively on eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century American religion. A former pastor, he taught religious history for thirty-five years at the University of Chicago.
“A 2009 University of Chicago study reported that “Americans’ attitudes towards religion are growing more complex. While fewer people identify with a particular religion, belief in God remains high.”