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Philip Barlow

Philip Barlow

Professor, Leonard J. Arrington Endowed Chair of Mormon History and Culture

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Office Location: Old Main 321
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ThD, Religion in American Culture, Harvard Divinity School, 1988

MTS, History of Christianity, Harvard, 1980

BA, History, Weber State College, 1975

Philip Barlow is the Leonard Arrington Chair of Mormon History & Culture. In addition to Mormonism, his teaching engages religion and human suffering, religion and the concept of “time,” and American religious history. His publications have contemplated such matters as religion and region (the New Historical Atlas of Religion in America), scripture (Mormons and the Bible) and Mormonism’s multiple facets (Oxford Handbook of Mormonism, co-edited with Terryl Givens). He has served as President of the Mormon History Association.