U.S. History

God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution

Thomas Kidd

About the Program

Thomas Kidd, associate history professor at Baylor University, recounts the role religion played in the American Revolution.  Mr. Kidd contends that it was the belief in the right to worship freely that brought the colonists together, from conservative Evangelists to liberal Deists, and remained a cohesive element following the War.  Thomas Kidd presents his book at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana.

About the Authors

Thomas Kidd

Thomas Kidd is the author of numerous books, including The Great Awakening: The Roots of Evangelical Christianity in Colonial America.  He is currently an associate history professor at Baylor University.


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God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution

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Past Airings

  • Friday, November 26th at 2am (ET)
  • Thursday, November 25th at 2pm (ET)
  • Sunday, October 31st at 12am (ET)
  • Monday, October 11th at 1am (ET)
  • Sunday, October 10th at 8am (ET)
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