J. Gordon Melton
#1323 Overall Influence

J. Gordon Melton

American religious scholar

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John Gordon Melton is an American religious scholar who was the founding director of the Institute for the Study of American Religion and is currently the Distinguished Professor of American Religious History with the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he resides. He is also an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church.

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Baylor University
Baylor University

Private university in Waco, Texas, United States

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University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara

Public university near Goleta, California, United States and part of the University of California system

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Northwestern University
Northwestern University

Private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Garrett–Evangelical Theological Seminary
Garrett–Evangelical Theological Seminary

Graduate school of theology

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Birmingham–Southern College
Birmingham–Southern College

Private liberal arts institution in Birmingham, Alabama

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    #293 World Rank #133 USA Rank
    Sociology
    #2085 World Rank #567 USA Rank
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