God in America

PDF of all six Study Guides
http://www-tc.pbs.org/godinamerica/art/studyguide.pdf

Episode 1: A New Adam
Study Guide
http://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/study-guide/one.html
Video

Episode 2: A New One Eden
Study Guide
http://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/study-guide/two.html
Video

Episode 3: A Nation Reborn
Study Guide
http://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/study-guide/three.html
Video

Episode 4: A New Light
Study Guide
http://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/study-guide/four.html
Video

Episode 5: Soul of a Nation
Study Guide
http://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/study-guide/five.html
Video

Episode 6: God and Caesar
Study Guide
http://www.pbs.org/godinamerica/study-guide/six.html
Video




Finding Religion in the American Revolution
http://usreligion.blogspot.com/2016/09/finding-religion-in-american-revolution.html

Thomas Jefferson's Bible | The Jefferson Bible, National Museum of American History,
Smithsonian Institution
http://americanhistory.si.edu/jeffersonbible/

Religion in The Olympics… and The Olympics as Religion
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/anxiousbench/2016/08/the-religious-history-of-the-modern-olympics/

Author’s Corner: Woodrow Wilson: Ruling Elder, Spiritual President
https://thewayofimprovement.com/2016/07/28/the-authors-corner-with-barry-hankins/

America's Public Bible
https://pietistschoolman.com/2016/07/28/following-up-micah-68-in-american-rhetoric/

Donald Trump and the Man Nobody Knows
Muscular Christianity
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/06/the-trump-nobody-knows/486251/

How to Pray for a Presidential Candidate You Don’t Like
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/anxiousbench/2016/08/how-to-pray-for-a-presidential-candidate-you-dont-like/

The Christians Protesting at the RNC and DNC
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/07/atypical-christians-in-the-public-square/493526/

Why did chaplains end up on the front lines in World War One?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zts3b9q

What happens when the military chaplain is shaken by war?
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/what-happens-when-the-military-chaplain-is-shaken-by-war/2016/05/29/

Martin Luther King and the History of Religious Extremism
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/anxiousbench/2016/05/martin-luther-king-and-the-history-of-
religious-extremism/

MLK on Non-Violence and Racial Justice
Eyes on the Prize
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/sources/ps_nonviolence.html

Religion in American History blog
http://usreligion.blogspot.com/

Religion and American Foreign Relations
http://usreligion.blogspot.com/2016/06/SHAFR2016.html

Defining a "Christian Nation." Book review.
http://common-place.org/book/defining-a-christian-nation-or-a-case-of-being-careful-what-you-wish-for/







John Fea (Messiah College) blog
Reflections at the intersection of American history, religion, politics, and academic life
https://thewayofimprovement.com/

John Fea. The Illusion of Respectability
http://www.philipvickersfithian.com/2015/11/the-illusion-of-respectability-response.html

John Fea. Was John Adams a Christian?
https://thewayofimprovement.com/2016/06/29/was-john-adams-a-christian/

John Fea. Jonathan Edwards on the marks of a Christian convert.
https://thewayofimprovement.com/2016/06/27/jonathan-edwards-on-the-marks-of-the-christian-convert/

John Fea. Dispensationalists forced to adjust their end-times charts because of Brexit.
https://thewayofimprovement.com/2016/06/25/dispensationalists-forced-to-adjust-their-end-times-charts/

John Fea. What James Dobson said in 1988 about moral character and the presidency.
https://thewayofimprovement.com/2016/06/25/james-dobson-on-the-character-of-the-president-of-the-united-states/

John Fea. Review of Eric Metaxas, “If You Can Keep It”: Parts 1, 2,
https://thewayofimprovement.com/2016/07/05/review-of-eric-metaxas-if-you-can-keep-it-part-1/
https://thewayofimprovement.com/2016/07/06/review-of-eric-metaxas-if-you-can-keep-it-part-2/

John Fea. George Marsden's History of American Evangelism syllabus
https://thewayofimprovement.com/2015/12/22/george-marsdens-history-of-american-evangelicalism-syllabus/

John Fea. On Writing the History of the American Bible Society: Update #120
https://thewayofimprovement.com/category/abs-history-updates/








Chris Gertz (Bethel College) blog

10 blogs by Christian historians you should be reading
https://pietistschoolman.com/2013/09/02/10-blogs-by-christian-historians-you-should-be-
reading/

Chris Gertz. Evangelical Islamophobia
https://pietistschoolman.com/2015/11/17/evangelical-islamophobia/

Chris Gertz. There’s Nothing New about the Moral Dilemmas Raised by Violence… Just ask
18th Century Moravian Missionaries
https://pietistschoolman.com/2016/03/01/theres-nothing-new-about-the-moral-dilemmas-raised-by-violence-just-ask-18th-century-moravian-missionaries/

Chris Gertz. Back to Basics: What It Is Christian Historians Do
https://pietistschoolman.com/2016/04/11/back-to-basics-what-it-is-christian-historians-do/

Chris Gertz. History as Stewardship of the Past.
https://pietistschoolman.com/2015/10/05/history-as-stewardship-of-the-past/

What it means to say "I am a Pietist" in 2016
https://pietistschoolman.com/2016/06/28/what-it-means-to-say-im-a-pietist-in-2016/






Tracy McKenzie (Wheaton College) blog
http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Faculty/M/Tracy-McKenzie
Tracy McKenzie. Thinking Christianly about the American Past
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/

Tracy McKenzie
Two great gifts for graduates: wisdom and inspiration
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/04/21/two-great-gifts-for-graduates-
wisdom-and-inspiration/

Wanted: Lincoln's Principles for Lincoln's party
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/06/10/wanted-lincolns-principles-for-lincolns-party/

Alexis De Toqueville (what Tracy McKenzie will tell his Wheaton students)
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/08/02/gods-grace-or-american-goodness-part-three-of-america-is-great-because-she-is-good/

Tracy McKenzie. The American Revolution and the Church
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/06/29/the-american-revolution-and-the-church-3/

Christian Faith and the Study of History: A View from the Classroom
Robert Tracy McKenzie
http://www.leaderu.com/aip/docs/mckenzie.html

Tracy McKenzie. Were the Founding Fathers Christian?
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/07/03/were-the-founding-fathers-christian-2/

Tracy McKenzie. Thomas Jefferson's Faith
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/07/01/1838/

Tracy McKenzie. America as a "City on a Hill"
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/07/04/america-as-a-city-on-a-hill/

Tracy McKenzie. Remembering the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of faith.
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/07/01/remembering-gettysburg-3/
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/07/01/meditations-on-the-hallowed-ground-part-one/
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/07/02/meditations-on-the-hallowed-ground-part-two/
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/07/03/meditations-on-the-hallowed-ground-final-reflections-2/

Tracy McKenzie. The Pulpit and the American Revolution.
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/1832/

Tracy McKenzie. Common People in the American Revolution.
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/06/25/common-people-in-the-american-revolution-2/

Tracy McKenzie. Our faith has been "tamed and trivialized."
https://faithandamericanhistory.wordpress.com/2016/06/24/our-faith-has-been-tamed-and-trivialized/






Thomas Kidd (Baylor University) blog
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/anxiousbench/thomas-kidd/