is a professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia and director
of the Project on Lived Theology. He is the author of seven previous books,
including God’s Long Summer: Stories of Faith and Civil Rights, which won the 1998 Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Marsh was
a recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship in 2009 and the 2010 Ellen Maria
Gorrissen Berlin Prize fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin. He lives
in Charlottesville, Virginia.