Conjoint Associate Professor Stuart Piggin was Director of the Centre for the History of Christian Thought and Experience at Macquarie University (200516) and Head of the Department of Christian Thought of the Australian College of Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and of the Religious History Association of Australia and was the foundation President of the Evangelical History Association of Australia. He lectured in Religious History in the Universities of Wollongong and Sydney 19741990 and was Master of Robert Menzies College at Macquarie University, 19902004. He has written over 100 articles for academic journals and seven books. Robert D. Linder is the Distinguished Professor of History at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, and an acknowledged authority on modern religious history. He is the author or editor of fourteen books and more than one hundred articles in history and religion journals. He has visited Australia each year since arriving on a Fulbright scholarship in 1987, and through the Evangelical History Association of Australia, of which he was a founder, and through many seminars and courses he has taught in universities across Australia, he has made a major contribution to Australian religious history.
There has probably never been a better history of evangelical traditions in a single country. -- Mark Noll, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Stuart Piggin and Robert D. Linder discuss the impact of this vibrant interdenominational movement on Australia with clarity, authority and critical sympathy. -- David Bebbington, Professor of History, University of Stirling A great achievement and one that will help over time to change the way Australian history is written. -- Wayne Hudson, Professor in Australian Studies, Australian National University