Daniel Silliman is a U.S. historian who writes about religion in American culture.

He is currently finishing a history of bestselling evangelical fiction. He has also written about how the Bible is sold in America, the organization of the imagination of evangelicalism, and the religious life of an early 20th century circus giant.

He was a Lilly Postdoctoral Fellow at Valparaiso University from 2017-19. He earned his doctorate at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, in Germany, and his M.A. at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. His B.A. is from Hillsdale College.

He also worked for a while as a crime reporter in Atlanta, where he wrote about 100 murders.

Email him at: sillimandaniel(at)gmail(dot)com.

You can find him on Twitter at @danielsilliman.

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