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Marcia Nelson

Full name

Marcia L. Zdun Nelson

Alternative names

Marcia Z. Nelson

Presence at Shimer

1975
19781980

Presence on Earth

1953–

BA

Shimer College 1975

MA

University of Chicago 1977

Role(s)

Mount Carroll period alum, Mount Carroll-Waukegan period faculty

Marcia Nelson was a student at Shimer College in the late Mount Carroll period, graduating in 1975. She also taught at Shimer from 1978 to 1980.

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Brief description[edit | edit source]

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Marcia Z. Nelson (b. 1953) is an American journalist and author on religion and spirituality. Her books include The Gospel According to Oprah and The God of Second Chances, and she writes on religion for Publisher's Weekly. Nelson received her bachelor's degree from Shimer College, where she later also taught, and her master's degree from the University of Chicago. (from Shimer College Wiki)


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Biography[edit | edit source]

Works[edit | edit source]

  • The Gospel According To Oprah
    • Translated into Korean as 오프라 윈프리: 그 여자의 신앙 [1]
  • Come and Sit
  • The God of Second Chances

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