Fred "Tripp" York is a professor of religion and a prolific Mennonite writer (B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University; M.T.S., Duke University; Ph.D., Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary). His writings span a wide range of genres and subjects including: animals, martyrdom, politics, violence, religious satire and comics. His most popular work is his satirical search for Satan in The Devil Wears Nada.
He is the co-creator and co-editor of The Peaceable Kingdom Series.
York belongs to the Mennonite tradition that has a 500 year history of Christian pacifism. He has written extensively on the North American Christians' complicity with power and suggests a return to a more diasporic understanding of Christian practice. He emphasizes the witness of Christian anarchists such as Dorothy Day, and Daniel and Philip Berrigan.
- A Faith Embracing All Creatures. Cascade Books, 2013.
- A Faith Not Worth Fighting For. Cascade Books, 2012.
- The Devil Wears Nada. Cascade Books, 2011.
- Third Way Allegiance: Christian Witness in the Shadow of Religious Empire. Cascadia Publishing, 2011.
- The Gift of Difference: Radical Orthodoxy, Radical Reformation, with Chris K. Huebner, CMU Press, 2010.
- Donkeys and Kings. Resource Publications, 2010.
- Living on Hope While Living in Babylon: The Christian Anarchists of the 20th Century. Wipf & Stock, 2009.
- Anesthesia: A Brief Reflection on Contemporary Aesthetics. Seaburn Press, 2008.
- The Purple Crown: The Politics of Martyrdom. Herald Press, 2007.
- Calculated Futures: Theology, Ethics and Economics, with D. Stephen Long and Nancy Ruth Fox. Baylor University Press, 2007.
- "Elon University - Department of Religious Studies". Retrieved 2009-01-11.
- Justo L. Gonzalez,The Story of Christianity, Vol. II, (San Francisco: Harper, 1985).