About the Author

Mark C. Taylor is the Chair of the Department of Religion at Columbia University. Taylor's books address topics ranging from philosophy, religion, literature, art and architecture to education, media, science, technology and economics. He has won American Academy of Religion Awards for Excellence for his books Nots (1994), Altarity (1998), and After God (2007). Taylor was founding editor of the influential Religion and Postmodernism series. His most recent book is Crisis on Campus (Knopf, 2010).
Hometown: Williamstown, MA