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John G. Stackhouse, Jr., was born in Canada and raised in southwestern England and northern Ontario. A graduate of Queen's University in Ontario (B.A., History, with First Class Honours), Wheaton College Graduate School in Illinois (M.A., Theological Studies, with Highest Honor), and The University of Chicago (Ph.D., History and Theology of Christianity), he taught European history at Northwestern College, Iowa, and Modern Christianity at the University of Manitoba before taking up the Sangwoo Youtong Chee Chair of Theology and Culture at Regent College, an international graduate school of Christian studies affiliated with the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. In 2015, he became the Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies and Dean of Faculty Development at Crandall University.
He is the author of nine books; co-author, editor or co-editor of eight more; and author of more than 600 articles and reviews in scholarly and popular periodicals and books.
He has been interviewed by most of the major North American television networks (ABC, NBC, PBS, CBC, CTV, and Global) and his work has been featured by print media as diverse as the Times Literary Supplement, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic Monthly, Time, Reader's Digest, and even Maxim. He has lectured at major universities such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Edinburgh, and Fudan, and has addressed audiences throughout North America as well as in the United Kingdom, China, Malaysia, Korea, Israel, India, Australia, New Zealand, and various locales in Europe.
He is currently an Advisory Editor to Christianity Today magazine, a Contributing Editor to Books & Culture magazine, and a columnist for Faith Today. He lives in North Vancouver, British Columbia, and Moncton, New Brunswick. Dr. Stackhouse is also a jazz musician, and occasionally gives performances on piano, guitar, electric bass, or trumpet.