Artist, professor, author and philosopher, Mark C. Taylor is better known for his critical stances on religion and cultures.
Mark C. Taylor; A Columbia University Professor
Born during the time when the world was torn by the historical wars in 1945, Mark C. Taylor is currently known for his association with Columbia University where he is known as the professor of religion. The author of more than twenty notorious books has been involved with the Department of Religion for the institute since 2007.
And, before Columbia, Taylor worked for the prestigious Williams College for a whopping of thirty-four years since 1973. Moreover, the graduate of Wesleyan University (1968) earned his doctorate degree in religion from Harvard University (1973).
On the other hand, Taylor's career is like an open book for his readers and fans, but not much is known about his personal life. Is the award-winning author married?
Unknown Personal Life Of Mark C. Taylor
Mark C. Taylor is unbelievably super tight when it comes to shedding light on his personal life. Needless to say, he takes the cake when it comes to remaining private to a deeper extent on providing information over his marriage and family background.
Although it's safe to say Taylor could be married and settled down with his wife and children, it's still hard to strongly support the idea. However, even if he is married with grown-up children, it's certain his children are great and intellectual as him.
Career, Books & Earning Of Mark C. Taylor
Mark C. Taylor is also the graduate of the University of Copenhagen (1981) where he earned a Doktorgrad degree of Philosophy. Soon after finishing college, Taylor began his teaching career at Columbia after his visiting appointments for Harvard University, University of Australia, University of North Carolina and Smith College.
Aside from making from most of his income from his salary from Columbia University which reportedly pays its employee $188,600 on the average scale, Taylor also generates his income from writing books.
Reportedly, Taylor is the author of books like Erring: A Postmodern A/Theology, Hiding, About Religion: Economies of Faith in Virtual Culture, The Moment of Complexity: Emerging Network Culture, Journeys to Selfhood: Hegel and Kierkegaard, Mystic Bones, Disfiguring: Art, Architecture and Religion, Crisis on Campus: A Bold Plan for Reforming Colleges and Universities among others.
Books and teachings are not his only contribution as Taylor introduced new technologies to make it easier to learn for his students and learners through e-classes. Not to mention, he even launched a program called the Global Education Network to serve the purpose.
Taylor who also writes for NPR and The New York Times often co-founded his own exhibition called Sensing Place: Reflections on Stone Hill at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown where his works of art called Nexus was displayed.
With over decades of a successful career, the writer has amassed a great sum of wealth. Speaking of which, Mark. C. Taylor can be estimated to have a net worth of no less than $500,000.
Quick Facts Of Mark C. Taylor
- Defended his friend Philosopher Jacques Derrida when criticized after his death.
- First book include Kierkegaard’s Pseudonymous Authorship: A Study of Time and the Self which was published by Princeton University.
- Crisis on Campus: A Bold Plan for Reforming Our Colleges and Universities is one of Taylor's most notorious book.
- Concluded Williams College as Cluett Professor of Humanities.
- Believes technology accomplishes what religions can not.