University of Virginia

Charles Marsh

Memoir, Theology

Charles Marsh is a Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia and director of the Project on Lived Theology. His 1997 book God’s Long Summer: Stories of Faith and Civil Rights won the 1998 Grawemeyer Award in Religion. In 2015, Marsh’s Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer won the Christianity Today Book Award in History/Biography. Marsh has received a Guggenheim Fellowship (2009) and the Ellen Maria Gorrissen Fellowship (2010). He currently lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Festival Years: 2014, 2008