Janet Moore Lindman (b. 1957) grew up in suburban Minneapolis and received her B.A. at St. Olaf College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. A professor of early American and women’s history at Rowan University, she is author of Bodies of Belief: Baptist Community in Early America (2008) and co-editor of ‘A Centre of Wonders’: The Body in Early America (2001).