Alan Jacobs

Alan Jacobs

  • Alan Jacobs
  • Distinguished Professor of Humanities and Resident Fellow of the Institute for the Studies of Religion, Baylor University


Alan Jacobs is Distinguished Professor of the Humanities in the Honors Program at Baylor University. His most recent books are The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of CrisisHow to Think, and The Book of Common Prayer: A Biography. In 1984, Jacobs started teaching at Wheaton College in Illinois and started working at Baylor University in 2013. He is a native of Alabama, attended the University of Alabama, and then received his PhD from the University of Virginia. He has been married to his wife Teri for thirty-seven years, and together they have one son, Wesley.

Presentations at Calvin University

Testimonies: The Stories of the Christian Life
Part of the: Stob Lecture Series

Tuesday, November 7, 2006 07:30:00 PM (7:30 PM–9:00 PM EST)
Calvin Theological Seminary Auditorium

Featured publication(s)

The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis cover image
Alan Jacobs
Oxford University Press (August 1, 2018)


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