James Byrd Jr. is an associate professor of American religious history at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., where he has taught a class in religion and war in American history. He is also an expert on this story of Baptists and Methodists in the U.S. He has written two books about religion in early American religious history, one on the Revolutionary War and one on Roger Williams. He is at work on a book about the bible and the Civil War.
|Categories||Beliefs & practices, education, Government & politics, Society & culture|
|Locations||Tennessee, United States of America|
|Faiths||Baptist/Southern Baptist, Christianity, United Methodist Church|