Stephen J. Stein is Chancellor's Professor, Emeritus in the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University. Dr. Stein has been co-editor of Religion and American Culture since 2004. His research interests include alternative religious movements with special attention to apocalyptic and eschatological themes. Books he authored include: The Cambridge History of Religions in America, a 3 Volume Set edited by Stephen Stein (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), The Cambridge Companion to Jonathan Edwards (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), The Continuum History of Apocalypticism, edited by Bernard McGinn, John J. Collins, and Stephen J. Stein (New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2003), and The "Blank Bible," vol. 24, Parts 1 and 2, in the Yale Edition of The Works of Jonathan Edwards (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006).