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KiddHeadshotGheens Lectureship with Thomas Kidd

Faith and Politics: From the Great Awakening to the American Revolution

March 25-26
Heritage Hall

 

 

Thomas Kidd is Professor of History at Baylor University and is Senior Fellow at Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion. His books include Patrick Henry: First Among Patriots, published in 2011 by Basic Books, and God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution, published in 2010, also with Basic Books. Other books include American Christians and Islam, published in 2008 by Princeton University Press, The Great Awakening: The Roots of Evangelical Christianity in Colonial America, published by Yale University Press (2007), and The Great Awakening: A Brief History with Documents, with Bedford Books (2007). He earned his Ph.D. in history at the University of Notre Dame, where he studied under George Marsden. He is currently writing a biography of George Whitefield, due out in fall 2014 with Yale University Press, and is also writing (with Barry Hankins) a history of Baptists in America. Kidd writes regularly for outlets including WORLD magazine and Patheos.com, where he coordinates the Anxious Bench blog.

 

That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.