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Guest Name
Mark Hall
Guest Occupation
Political Science, Writer, Co-Editor, Co-Author, Senior Fellow at Baylor University’s Institute for the Studies of Religion, Expert on Church and State Relations, President of the National Organization Christians in Political Science
Guest Biography

Mark David Hall has been at George Fox since 2001. He received a BA in political science from Wheaton College and a PhD in political science from the University of Virginia. Mark is on sabbatical 2012-2013.

Mark’s primary research and writing interests are American political theory and the relationship between religion and politics. He has written or co-edited The Political and Legal Philosophy of James Wilson, 1742-1798 (1997); The Founders on God and Government (2004); Collected Works of James Wilson 2 vol. (2007); The Forgotten Founders on Religion and Public Life (2009); The Sacred Rights of Conscience: Selected Readings on Religious Liberty and Church-State Relations in the American Founding (2009); America’s Forgotten Founders (2011), and Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic (Oxford University Press, 2013).  He has also written more than fifty journal articles, book chapters, reviews, and sundry pieces.  He is currently co-editing Faith and the Founders of the American Republic (forthcoming, Oxford University Press) and co-authoring a book tentatively titled America’s “Godless” Constitution, Deist Founders, and other Myths About Religion and the American Founding.

Mark also serves as a Senior Fellow at Baylor University’s Institute for the Studies of Religion.

Mark is listed in Wikipedia and is recognized as an expert on church-state relations by Christians in Political Science and ReligionLink. He is currently president of the national organization Christians in Political Science and serves on the Board of Veritas Christian School.