Candy Gunther Brown (Ph.D Harvard University) is Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University. Brown is author of “The Word in the World: Evangelical Writing, Publishing, and Reading in America, 1789-1880” (2004); “Testing Prayer: Science and Healing” (2012); and “The Healing Gods: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Christian America” (2013). She is editor of “Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing” (2011), and co-editor (with Mark Silk) of “The Future of Evangelicalism in America” (2016). Her most recent book is titled: “Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?”(2019). Dr. Brown was the 2017 president of the American Society of Church History.