Professor Emeritus Dr. Richard Kyle


  • Princeton Theological Seminary and Princeton Univ. (1979-80) (post-doctoral study)
  • D Univ. of New Mexico (1972) History
  • M. Princeton Theological Seminary(1980)
  • Div. Denver Seminary (1968)
  • A. Temple Univ. (1965) History
  • S. Kutztown Univ. (1961)


  • Fulbright Scholar, Belarus (2005-2006)
  • Fulbright Scholar, Ukraine (1999-2000)
  • Rothermel Award (2004) (Kutztown University’s distinguished alumni award)
  • Hatboro-Horsham High School Hall of Fame (2003)
  • Kutztown University Athletic Hall of Fame (1992)
  • Richard G. Kyle Faculty Lecture Series (name of lecture series)
  • Numerous Who’s Who Awards


  • The Mind of John Knox. Lawrence, KS: Coronado Press, 1984, pp. 347 + xiv
  • From Sect to Denomination: Church Types and Their Implications for Mennonite Brethren History. Hillsboro, KS: Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, 1985, pp. 181 + xiii
  • The Religious Fringe: A History of Alternative Religions in America. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993, pp. 467. (Reprinted in 2013 by Wipp and Stock.)
  • The New Age Movement in American Culture. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1995, pp. 289+ xii
  • The Last Days Are Here Again: A History of the End Times. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1998, pp. 255. (Published in the United Kingdom under the title ofAwaiting the Millennium: A history of end-time thinking. Leicester, UK: Inter-Varsity Press, 1998.) Translated by Un-Kyu Pak and published in Korea under the title of A History of End Time Ideas. Seoul, Korea: Christian Literature Crusade, 2007
  • The Ministry of John Knox: Pastor, Preacher and Prophet. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2002, pp.235 + vi
  • Evangelicalism: An Americanized Christianity. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publications of Rutgers University, 2006, pp. 337
  • Co-authored with P. Goertzen, L. Jost, and D. Peters.Tabor College: A Century of Transformation, 1908-2008. Hillsboro, KS: Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, 2008, pp. 236
  • Co-authored with D. Johnson.John Knox: An Introduction to His Life and Works. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2009, pp 208 + xi
  • Apocalyptic Fever: End-Time Prophecies in Modern America.Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2012, pp.388
  • God’s Watchman: John Knox’s Faith and Vocation.Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications (forthcoming)
  • Over 90 articles
  • Over 70 review articles
  • Over 30 conference/professional papers