Mark A. Granquist is Professor of the History of Christianity at Luther Seminary, a position he has held since 2007. A 1979 graduate of St Olaf College, Granquist received his M.Div. from Yale University Divinity School in 1984, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago Divinity School in 1992. He serves as editor of the Luther Seminary journal “Word & World,” as editor of the “Journal of the Lutheran Historical Conference,” and has been active with the journal “Lutheran Quarterly.” His publications include “Lutherans in America: A New History” (Fortress, 2014), “Scandinavian Pietists: Spiritual Writings from 19th-century Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland” (Classics of Western Spirituality, 2015), and “The Augustana Story: Shaping Lutheran Identity in North America” (Fortress, 2008). He is one of the editors of the “Dictionary of Luther and the Lutheran Traditions” (Baker Academic, 2017) and the author of many book chapters, articles and essays, especially on the history of Lutherans in North America.