Faith and the Founding Fathers
Influence Podcast Episode 99 with Thomas S. Kidd is now live.
Tomorrow is July the Fourth, the 241st anniversary of America’s independence. In celebration of Independence Day, Influence magazine’s executive editor, George P. Wood, talked with Thomas S. Kidd about faith and the Founding Fathers.
Kidd is Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, as well as associate director of Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion. A noted historian of early American history, he is author of recently published Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father, as well as biographies of Patrick Henry and George Whitefield. He has also written God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American.
If you’re looking for an informative discussion about the role religion played in the lives of America’s Founders and the Founding Era, this podcast is a good place to start!