Dr. Douglas L. Winiarski
Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Chair, Department of Religious Studies
Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: The Travail of New England Congregationalism, 1680-1770. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Forthcoming.
“The Newbury Prayer Bill Hoax: Devotion & Deception in New England’s Era of Great Awakenings.” Massachusetts Historical Review 14 (2012): 53–86.
"Gendered 'Relations' in Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1719-1742." In In Our Own Words: New England Diaries, 1600 to the Present, The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, Annual Proceedings 2006, ed. Peter Benes. Boston: Boston University Press, 2008.
"Experiencing Conversion." In A People's History of Christianity, vol. 6, Modern Christianity to 1900, ed. Amanda Porterfield. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 2007.
"Jonathan Edwards, Enthusiast? Radical Revivalism and the Great Awakening in the Connecticut Valley." Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture 74 (2005): 683-739.
"Native American Popular Religion in New England's Old Colony, 1670-1770." Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation 15 (2005): 147-86.
"A Jornal of a Fue Days at York: The Great Awakening on the Northern New England Frontier." Maine History 42 (2004): 46-85.
"A Question of Plain Dealing: Josiah Cotton, Native Christians, and the Quest for Security in Eighteenth-Century Plymouth County." New England Quarterly 77 (2004): 368-413.
"The Education of Joseph Prince: Reading Adolescent Culture in Early Eighteenth-Century New England." In The Worlds of Children, 1620-1920, The Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, Annual Proceedings 2002, ed. Peter Benes, pp. 42-64. Boston: Boston University Press, 2004.
"Souls Filled with Ravishing Transport: Heavenly Visions and the Radical Awakening in New England, 1742." William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., 61 (2004): 3-46.
"Seeking Synthesis in Edwards Scholarship." William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., 61 (2004): 135-52.
"'Pale Blewish Lights' and a Dead Man's Groan: Tales of the Supernatural from Eighteenth-Century Plymouth, Massachusetts." William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., 55 (1998): 497-530.

Ph.D., Indiana University
M.T.S., Harvard University
B.A., Hamilton College
Contact Information
(804) 289-8329
(804) 287-6504 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Religion of the Americas