Craig Harline, "The Microhistorian as Frustrated Novelist"

Born and raised in California, Craig Harline earned a Ph.D. in European History from Rutgers University (1986). Since 1992 he has been a professor of History at Brigham Young University, teaching courses on the Reformation, History of Christianity, and such seminars as “Miracles” and “Toleration and Persecution.” He is the author of a number of award-winning books, including A Bishop’s Tale (2000), Miracles at the Jesus Oak (2003), Sunday: A History of the First Day from Babylonia to the Super Bowl (2007), and Conversions: Two Family Stories from the Reformation and Modern America (2011, named a Top Ten Book in Religion in 2011 by Publishers Weekly). His most recent book is a personal memoir, Way Below the Angels: The Pretty Clearly Troubled But Not Even Close to Tragic Confessions of a Real Live Mormon Missionary (2014).

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