Glenn Sunshine (PhD University of Wisconsin, Madison) is professor of history at the Central Connecticut State University, a Research Fellow of the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty, and a faculty member of the Centurions Program at Breakpoint, the worldview training ministry of PFM. Previously, he taught at Calvin College and was a visiting professor at the Universität der Bundeswehr-Hamburg (now Helmut Schmidt University) in Germany.
An award winning author, Glenn has published several books and numerous articles on history, theology, and culture online and on both sides of the Atlantic. His book Why You Think the Way You Do: The Story of Western Worldviews from Rome to Home (Zondervan, 2009) received the 2006 Acton Institute Book Grant. He is also a regular columnist for the Worldview Journal of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview.
Glenn has taught a variety of Bible, history, and worldview seminars and courses to churches around the U.S. and in Europe, as well as leading church retreats, seminars, and renewal weekends. He was the content consultant for Wide Angle and for Walk the Talk, worldview training curricula featuring Chuck Colson, Rick Warren, and Gerard Long. He is featured with Chuck Colson on Worldview and Why It Matters: An Introduction to Christian Worldview, a leadership training course produced by the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, and also appears on Acton Media’s The Birth of Freedom, a documentary released on DVD in 2008, and on Doing the Right Thing, an ethics curriculum released in 2011.
Glenn and his wife Lynn have been married for over 30 years. They have two children, Elizabeth and Brendan. They live in Newington, Connecticut.