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A.K.A. Adam A.K.M. Adam teaches New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. He is author of What Is Postmodern Biblical Criticism.
Richard H. Akeroyd A native of England, Professor Richard H. Akeroyd served eight years in the Royal Navy during World War II, and in 1944 was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by King George VI. He studied...
Catherine Albanese Catherine Albanese earned her Ph.D. in American religious history from the University of Chicago 1972.
Dan A. Aldridge Jr. Dan A. Aldridge, Jr. is a semi-retired business consultant who currently serves as vice president of the Friends of Georgia Libraries. He received a BS degree in Commerce from the University of...
Russell F. Aldwinckle
WM. Loyd Allen
Galadrielle Allman
David Ernest Alsobrook David Ernest Alsobrook was born in Eufaula, Alabama, and grew up in Mobile. He completed his formal education at Auburn University (PhD) and West Virginia University (MA). His primary historical...
Alstrom
Lisa Alther Lisa Alther was born in 1944 in Kingsport, Tennessee. She has published six novels, one novella, a memoir, and a new narrative history of the Hatfields and the McCoys, entitled Blood Feud (2012.)...
Marie J. Amerson Marie J. Amerson married into the Len Berg’s Restaurant family in 1979. She was a teacher by profession, but Marie also spent summer lunches and evening dinners honing her skills as “official...
Christopher J. Anderson Christopher J. Anderson is Methodist LIbrarian at Drew University.
Toni P. Anderson Toni P. Anderson is professor of Voice and chair of the Music department of LaGrange College. Prior to this, she taught at Morris Brown College in Atlanta. She holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education...
Barbara Hilkert Andolsen Barbara Hilkert Andolsen is assistant professor of religion at Rutgers University, where she taught since 1977. She earned her Ph.D. in social ethics and church history from Vanderbilt University....
Mary Kay Andrews
J. William Angell
Marvin Arrington
Gene Asher
Raymond L. Atkins Raymond L. Atkins resides in Rome, Georgia, where he is an instructor of English at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. His first novel, The Front Porch Prophet, was released in 2008 and...
Raymond L. Atkins Raymond L. Atkins resides in Rome, Georgia, where he is an instructor of English at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Author of four novels, his first, FRONT PORCH PROPHET, won the 2008...
Craig Atwood Craig D. Atwood is Clarkson S. Starbuck Professor of Religion at Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He earned a Ph.D. in Church History at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Auld
Stephen C. Ausband
Thomas Auxter
Axel
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James Bagwell James E. Bagwell is associate professor of history at Georgia Southwestern State University. He has written The History of Sumter County and The History of Plains Mayors - 1997
Eric Bain-Selbo
Judith Bainbridge
James T. Baker
Donald B. Ball Donald B. Ball is a native of Middle Tennessee. Previous publications have appeared in the Tennessee Anthropologist, Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin, and Ohio Valley Historical Archaeology. He...
Wayne Ballard Wayne Ballard earned his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is now Assistant Professor of Religion at Campbell University. He is also the author of The Divinity...
Ban
Banks
Eileen Barker
Margaret Anne Barnes Margaret Anne Barnes was the award winning author of A Buzzard Is My Best Friend and Murder in Coweta County, which went on to be released as a CBS made for television Movie-of-the-Week starring...
Henlee Barnette
Johnathon Scott Barrett Johnathon Scott Barrett is a seventh-generation Georgian, and grew up amongst a family that placed high value on fresh, farm-to-table food. He has held onto those roots and become a renowned cook...
Johnathon Scott Barrett Johnathon Scott Barrett is a seventh-generation Georgian who has a deep appreciation for the history, foodways, and culture of the South. A nonprofit executive and CPA, Barrett is also a talented...
Jack Bass Jack Bass is professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at the College of Charleston.
Luigi Marco Bassani Luigi Marco Bassani, born in Chicago, and educated mostly in Italy and in the United States, is professor of History of Political Theory at the University of Milan, Italy. Though he has published...
Joseph Bathanti Joseph Bathanti is the poet laureate of North Carolina and professor of Creative Writing at Appalachian State University. He is the author of two novels, a collection of stories, and eight books of...
Michael Battle Michael Battle has studied at Notre Dame, Princeton, Yale, and Duke (Ph.D. 1995). He is, since 1999, assistant professor of Spirituality and Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School, and...
Bauman
Michael D. Beaty
Griffin B. Bell Griffin Boyette Bell was born on 31 October 1918 in Americus GA. The shadow of Griffin Bell looms large across the landscape of jurisprudence in the United States. Over the course of his...
Arthur J Bellinzoni
Arthur J Bellinzoni
Norman J Belval
Norman J Belval
Berry
Biddle
Peter A. Bien
Bishop
Glenn Blackburn Glenn Blackburn taught at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise for thirty-one years and was also Dean of the Faculty for five years. He is now a Senior Scholar at the College.
Amy Blackmarr Amy Blackmarr is a South Georgia native who lived in the Midwest for twenty years. She is best known for her nature essays set in the rustic houses she lived in. Her essays have been broadcast on...
Christopher Blake In an academic career spanning three decades and two continents, Christopher Blake has served as both faculty and administrator in secondary and post-secondary institutions. An Oxford graduate, he...
Bleckley
Carolyn Blevins
Blomquist
Stephen Bluestone Stephen Bluestone was born in New York City. His poems have received numerous awards, among them the Greensboro Review Poetry Prize, the Thomas Merton Prize, and second prize in the Robert Penn...
Edward J. Blum Edward J. Blum is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Kentucky. He has published several articles on race, religion, and American Reconstruction, and he is the author of...
Blumberg
John B. Boles John B. Boles, author of the foreword, is William P. Hobby Professor of History at Rice University. He is also the managing editor of the Journal of Southern History. He has published numerous...
Adrienne Moore Bond Adrienne Moore Bond was associate professor of English at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Her poetry has appeared in Southern Review, the Flannery O'Connor Bulletin, Tipularia, and the...
Gerald L. Borchert Gerald L. Borchert (senior professor at Carson Newman and thesis director at the Institute for Worship Studies) was a Canadian lawyer who holds a Princeton PhD in New Testament and did...
Arlynda Lee Boyer Arlynda Boyer, a native of Virginia, has been a race fan most of her life and a practicing Buddhist for more than ten years. She has been a guest commentator on NPR, a contestant on Jeopardy!, and...
William H. Brackney WILLIAM H. BRACKNEY is the Dr. Millard R. Cherry Distinguished Professor of Christian Theology and Ethics at Acadia Divinity College. Previously, he has been the director of Baptist Studies at...
William H. Brackney
William H. Brackney
Bradley
Kathy A. Bradley Kathy A. Bradley, lives and writes in Bulloch County, Georgia, on a farm which, she is quick to point out, "is two miles from the nearest paved road." She is an alumna of Wesleyan College and the...
Kathy A. Bradley Kathy A. Bradley lives and writes in Bulloch County, Georgia. She is the author of BREATHING AND WALKING AROUND: MEDITATIONS ON A LIFE, which received the Will D. Campbell Award for Creative...
William Harris Bragg William Harris Bragg, a native Georgian, is lecturer in History and director of the Center for Georgia Studies at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Bragg has...
William Harris Bragg William Harris Bragg taught history at Georgia College in Milledgeville for many years before retiring as its director of the Center for Georgia Studies. He has received the Georgia Historical...
Perry C. Bramlett Perry C. Bramlett is the author of C. S. Lewis: Life at the Center, Touring C. S. Lewis’ Ireland and England and was a contributor to the best-selling C. S. Lewis Readers’ Encyclopedia. He is the...
Michael C. Braswell Michael C. Braswell is a former prison psychologist for the Georgia Department of Corrections. He is a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at East Tennessee State...
Brauer
Jana Evans Braziel JANA EVANS BRAZIEL is author of articles in Cultural Critique; Small Axe; Callaloo; Comparative American Studies; Women & Performance; Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism; Journal of...
Herb Bridges Herb Bridges studied History at the University of Georgia. He is the world’s leading authority on Gone With the Wind and his collection of items associated with the publication and filming of the...
John David Briley
John W. Brinsfield, Jr. John W. Brinsfield, Jr. is a retired Army chaplain and an adjunct professor at Wesley Theological Seminary. Previously he served as an assistant professor in the History department at West Point,...
Dr. John W. Brinsfield, Jr. Dr. John Wesley Brinsfield is the Chaplain Corps historian at the Army Chaplain School, Ft. Jackson, South Carolina. He has degrees from Vanderbilt, Emory, Yale, and Drew universities and was a...
Robert P. Broadwater Robert P. Broadwater resides in Tipton PA. He is the author of six books and over seventy magazine articles dealing with the Civil War, as well as writing a regular column on Civil War...
Bromley
David G. Bromley
Dr. F. Erik Brooks F. Erik Brooks is professor and chair of the department of African American Studies at Western Illinois University. He previously taught Political Science and Public Administration at Georgia...
Catharine Savage Brosman Catharine Savage Brosman, who lives in Houston, is professor emerita of French at Tulane University and honorary research professor at the University of Sheffield (England). She currently serves as...
Catharine Savage Brosman Catharine Savage Brosman, who lives in Houston, is professor emerita of French at Tulane University and honorary research professor at the University of Sheffield (England). She is well known in...
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Brown
Guy Story Brown Guy Story Brown is director of The Straight Gate, a 501c3 residential prison aftercare and substance abuse recovery project in Texas. His PhD is in political philosophy and Western literature from...
R. Harold Brown R. Harold Brown is professor emeritus of Crop and Soil Sciences at the University of Georgia. He is the author of over 120 refereed journal articles and twelve book chapters.
Russell K. Brown Russell K. Brown is a retired army officer who writes and speaks on military and local history and genealogy. He holds a doctorate in US history. He has written four books of history, three of them...
Titus Brown Titus Brown is assistant director of the Black Archives Research Center at Florida A&M University.
Walter Brueggemann
Bryan
Bryan
Mary Anna Bryan Mary Anna Bryan grew up near Augusta, Georgia, where her weekly column, “Teen Times,” appeared in The Augusta Chronicle. She graduated from Agnes Scott College and completed graduate work at The...
Bryant
Bryant G. McLeod Bryan is professor of Christian ethics at wake Forest and is the author of several books, inclusing Dissenter in the Baptist Southland.
James C. Bryant
Scott Bryant Scott Bryant attended Boston University and Baylor University. He received his Ph.D. in Church History working under William H. Brackney. An ordained Baptist minister, Scott has served churches in...
Buford
Bullard
Mike Bunn Mike Bunn is a public historian who has spent his entire career researching and writing about the history of the American South. A graduate of the University of Alabama, he has held a variety of...
Burch Walter Jarrett Burch earned his Ph.D. in Church History at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville. He is an educational case manager with the Heart of Georgia Regional Educational...
Fritz Buri
Lawrence A. Q. Burnley LAWRENCE A. Q. BURNLEY, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D.), Christian Theological Seminary, (M.Div.), and the University of Cincinnati (B.A....
Rufus Burrow, Jr. Rufus Burrow, Jr., is Indiana Professor of Christian Thought and Professor of Theological Social Ethics at Christian Theological Seminary. He is the author of several books, including James H. Cone...
Rufus Burrow, Jr.
Carmen Acevedo Butcher CARMEN ACEVEDO BUTCHER, PH.D., has held two Fulbright grants, one at University College London, during which time she conducted the tenth-century manuscript research for God of Mercy, and at Sogang...
Daniel L. Buttry Daniel L. Buttry is the global consultant for Peace and Justice for International Ministries of the American Baptist Churches. Raised in a military family, Buttry became a peace activist from...
James P. Byrd, Jr.
Olivia deBelle Byrd Olivia deBelle Byrd is the third generation of her family to call Panama City, Florida, home where she resides with her husband, Tommy. Byrd has a penchant for turning ordinary happenings into...
Travis Byrd Travis Byrd served as the graduate assistant of the Old Governor’s Mansion and completed work on his MA degree in 2012.
Joseph P. Byrd IV Joseph P. Byrd IV retired from the United Parcel Service following a career in marketing research and eight years as a college professor. Born in Savannah, he is a seventh-generation Georgian with...
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Cabaniss
Casey Cagle Casey Cagle is a seventh-generation Georgian who was born and raised in Hall County, and presently serves as Georgia’s 11th Lieutenant Governor. After starting his first business at the age of 21,...
Wilber W. Caldwell
Charles E. Campbell Charles E. Campbell attended Emory University and the University of Georgia. In 1965, at age twenty-three, he accepted a position on the staff of United States senator Richard B. Russell in...
Will D. Campbell
Lee Canipe Lee Canipe (Ph.D., Baylor University) the pastor of Murfreesboro Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. He teaches in the department of religion and philosophy at Chowan University...
George E Cannon
Diane Michael Cantor Diane Michael Cantor was born and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. At Sarah Lawrence College, she studied with writer Grace Paley and poet Jane Cooper. Her plays have been performed in Georgia, and for...
Kevin Cantwell Kevin Cantwell has published two books of poems, Something Black in the Green Part of Your Eye (2002) and One of Those Russian Novels (2009). His poems have appeared in Paris Review, New Republic,...
Carey
John J. Carey
Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter
Lawrence E. Carter, Sr.
Cashin Edward J. Cashin is chairman of the department of history, political science, and philosophy at Augusta College, where he has taught since 1969.
Edward J. Cashin
Marion Castleberry Marion Castleberry is professor of Theatre Arts at Baylor University where he teaches graduate courses in directing and performance theory. He holds a PhD in Theatre from Louisiana State...
Cate
M. Todd Cathey M. Todd Cathey has been a student of the Civil War for over thirty years. Growing up in Middle Tennessee, his interest in the Civil War developed at an early age. His primary focus is the common...
M. Todd Cathey M. Todd Cathey has been a student of the American Civil War for over thirty years. His primary area of interest is the common soldier in the Western Theater. Cathey holds several advanced degrees...
Kenneth Cauthen Kenneth Cauthen is the John Price Crozer Griffith Emeritus Professor of Theology, Colgate-Rochester Divinity School/Crozer Theological Serminary, and is the author of many books and articles.
Chung-Yan Joyce Chan Chung-Yan Joyce Chan is currently associate professor of Church History, the director of the North American Chinese Church Ministry Program at Carey Theological College, and the codirector for the...
Chance
Glenn F. Chesnut Glenn F. Chesnut is professor of history and religious studies at Indiana University in South Bend where he has taught since 1970, Professor Chesnut attended Southern Methodist University and...
Anthony L. Chute Anthony L. Chute is associate dean of the School of Christian Ministries and associate professor of Church History at California Baptist University in Riverside, California. He received his PhD in...
Casey Clabough
Henry Claman
E. Culpepper Clark E. Culpepper Clark is dean emeritus of the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. A historian of the South since the Civil War, his published works have focused on the New...
Clarke
Barbara Barksdale Clowse Barbara Barksdale Clowse holds a PhD in History from the UNC, Chapel Hill. She lives in Greensboro, NC, and has taught at UNC Greensboro and North Carolina A & T. She is the author of Brainpower...
Jamie H. Cockfield
Richard Coffman
Richard M. Coffman Richard M. Coffman graduated from Ohio State University, the University of Denver, and the University of South Carolina. He received the B.A., M.A., MEd. and Ph.D. degrees. Dr. Coffman is a career...
Cohodas
John P. Cole John Cole is a lawyer with a special interest in history, having served in the Army National Guard and Reserve as an infantry officer and having worked in higher education for more than thirteen...
Donald E. Collins Donald E. Collins was educated at Asbury College, Wilmore, Kentucky, and Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta. He was a minister in the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the...
Randall G. Colton Randall G. Colton is professor of Philosophy at Cardinal Glennon College of Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis. He holds an MA in philosophy from Baylor University and a PhD from Saint Louis...
Daniel Cone Daniel Cone received an MA degree from the University of West Georgia, is a member of the Society of Civil War Historians and the Atlanta Civil War Round Table, and currently works at the Atlanta...
Walter H. Conser Jr.
Conyers
James F. Cook James F. Cook (Professor of History Emeritus, Floyd College) is the author of two other books published by Mercer University Press, Carl Sanders: Spokesman for the New South, and Carl Vinson:...
Cooper
Jackie K. Cooper Jackie K. cooper is the author of six books of memoirs/short stories. These books concern his life in the South from a childhood in Clinton, South Carolina, to his present life in Georgia. Each...
John Charles Cooper
Terry D. Cooper Terry Cooper (EdD, PhD), holds doctorates from Vanderbilt University and St. Louis University and is currently a candidate at the Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. The...
Copeland
Vincent Coppola Vincent Coppola is a former Newsweek correspondent and award-winning writer whose work has appeared in Esquire, Talk, Men’s Journal, Rolling Stone, Worth, Atlanta, Georgia Trend, and other...
Stephen Corey Stephen Corey is the author of four full-length poetry collections, among them THERE IS NO FINISHED WORLD (White Pine Press), and six chapbooks. His poems and essays have appeared in dozens of...
Corrington
Cosby
Cosgrove
Cosner
Elizabeth Cox Elizabeth Cox is the author of novels, short stories, and poetry. Her poetry has appeared in The Southern Review, Southern Poetry Review, The Atlantic Monthly, and others. Her short stories have...
James M. Cox
Kenneth M. Craig, Jr. Kenneth M. Craig, Jr. is an associate professor in the Humanities Division at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina. Previously he held the E. Lee Oliver Fagan Chair of Bible and...
Dale Cramer Dale Cramer began writing in his forties, and over the last decade has penned seven novels, winning numerous awards and a listing among Publishers Weekly & Best Books of the Year. He lives in...
Crandall
Robert W. Crapps
William Creasy Dr. Creasy's work on the Imitation of Christ has become the standard translation of this spiritual classic, bringing it to live for a new generatiobn of readers.
Crenshaw
David Crowe David Crowe is professor of English at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. A graduate of Luther College and the University of Minnesota, he is a Fulbright Scholar (Norway), and has...
Edward R. Crowther A native of Vicksburg, Mississippi, Edward R. Crowther is professor of History at Adams State University. He is the author of Southern Evangelicals and the Coming of the Civil War, along with...
Culbertson
K Scott Culpepper K. Scott Culpepper currently serves as assistant professor of History at Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana. He received his education from Baylor University (Ph.D.), Northwestern State...
R. Alan Culpepper R. Alan Culpepper was raised as a "missionary kid" in Chile and Argentina. He attended Baylor University, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and received a Ph.D. from Duke University. He...
Carolyn Newton Curry Carolyn Curry holds a BA in English from Agnes Scott College and MA and PhD degrees in History from Georgia State University. She has taught at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta and The University...
Susan Cushman Susan Cushman was codirector of the 2013 and 2010 Creative Nonfiction conferences in Oxford, Mississippi, and director of the 2011 Memphis Creative Nonfiction workshop. She is the author of TANGLES...
Cutsinger
George P. Cuttino
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Laura Dabundo Laura Dabundo is professor of English and coordinator of Religious Studies at Kennesaw State University. She is editor of The Encyclopedia of Romanticism: Culture in Britain, 1780–1830s and Jane...
Daise
Dorinda G. Dallmeyer Dorinda G. Dallmeyer, native of Macon, Georgia, has worked in the fields of environmental science, international law, and environmental ethics. With other regional nature writers, she created the...
Dr. Martin L. Dalton Martin L. Dalton, Jr., graduated Auburn University with a B.S. degree in 1953. He received his medical education at the Medical College of Alabama (now the University of Alabama at Birmingham...
Dant
Helen Dare Helen Dare is a graduate of Regent’s Park College (University of Oxford) and Cardiff University. She has completed Baptist ministerial formation at South Wales Baptist College and is currently...
Lesley Dauer Lesley Dauer received degrees from Middlebury, The University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Harvard. Her poems have appeared in many journals, including Boulevard, Grand Street and Poetry, and...
Davis
Jack Davis
Matthew S. Davis Matthew S. Davis is the curator of the Old Governor’s Mansion and has served as an adjunct professor at Georgia College and State University, Georgia Military College, and Macon State College. He...
Reginald Davis Reginald F. Davis was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended Shelby State Community College in Memphis (A.S.), Incarnate Word College in San Antonio(B.A.), Colgate Rochester Divinity School...
Robert Davis, Jr. Robert S. Davis, Jr. is an independent scholar and author of more than thirty books about Georgia's history. In his introduction, he gives us valuable information about Sallie's life while also...
Robert S. Davis
Stephen Davis Stephen Davis of Atlanta earned a PhD in American Studies, an MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a BA from Emory University. His hobby since the fourth grade has been the...
Stephen Davis Stephen Davis has lived in Atlanta, Georgia, most of his life, earning degrees from Emory University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His book, ATLANTA WILL FALL: SHERMAN, JOE...
Dawsey
James Dawsey James M. Dawsey is the Wolfe Chair and professor of Religious Studies at Emory & Henry College, Virginia. He is the author of works of theology and history including The Confederados: Old South...
James M. Dawsey James M. Dawsey is the Wolfe Chair and a professor of Religious Studies at Emory & Henry College, Virginia. He is the author of several works of theology and history including The Lukan Voice...
Deats
DeClaisse
John K. Derden John K. Derden, born into a military family, led a peripatetic childhood during his elementary and secondary school years, living in France, Germany, Oklahoma, Georgia, Hawaii, and Kentucky, before...
Andrew Derr Andrew Derr is Vanderbilt University’s 1992 recipient of the Fred Russell- Grantland Rice TRA Sportswriting Scholarship. A part-time freelance journalist since graduating in 1996, he lives in...
Charles W. Deweese Charles W. Deweese retired in 2009 as executive director of the Baptist History and Heritage Society in Atlanta, Georgia, a position he had held since 1999. Previously, he served on the staffs of...
Dewitt
Christopher Dickey
James Dickey

James Lafayette Dickey (1923–1997) was an American poet, novelist and essayist. Appointed the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1966, he also received the Order of the...

Diefenthal
Philip D. Dillard Philip D. Dillard is professor of History at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Prior to entering academe, he served as an infantry officer in the United States Army including...
Dipuccio William DiPuccio earned his M.A. in Theological Dtudies at Wheaton Graduate School and his Ph.D. in Religious Studies at Marquette University. He has taught at both Wheaton College and Mount Union...
Bernard Patrick Donnelly Bernard Patrick (Brian) Donnelly took his B.D. (cum laude) at Pontifical University (Ireland) and his M.A. in Philosophy (with distinction) and Ph.D. at the University of Ulster. He is priest of...
Vincent Joseph Dooley Marine veteran, football coaching legend, athletic director, and sports personality, Vincent Joseph Dooley serves as chairman of the Georgia Historical Society and as a Trustee of the Civil War...
Lyle W. Dorsett Lyle W. Dorsett is Professor of Christian Formation and Ministries at Wheaton College. He and his wife Mary founded and currently serve as directors of Christ for Children International, a mission...
Downing
Frederick L. Downing
Frederick L. Downing Frederick L. Downing is professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies and department head at Valdosta State University. His previous books, TO SEE THE PROMISED LAND: THE FAITH PILGRIMAGE OF MARTIN...
Robert Drake
James O. Duke
Carrie M. Dumas
John Marson Dunaway John Marson Dunaway has taught French and Interdisciplinary Studies at Mercer University since 1972. A native Georgian with degrees from Emory (BA) and Duke Universities (MA, PhD), he has devoted...
John Marson Dunaway John Marson Dunaway has taught French and interdisciplinary studies at Mercer University since 1972. He is a native Georgian and holds a BA from Emory and an MA and PhD from Duke University.
Lee C. Dunn Lee C. Dunn has researched and spoken about Southern history, garden and landscape history, and genealogy for more than twenty years. She has been deeply involved in promoting the preservation and...
Anthony L. Dunnavant
Durham
Durham
John I Durham John I Durham taught biblical languages and Classical Latin, with primary emphasis on Old Testament Theology. For some fifty years, however, he has been looking at pictures and paintings in...
Keith Durso
Keith E. Durso
Pamela Durso Pamela R. Durso is associate director of the Baptist History & Heritage Society, and was previously assistant professor of Church History and Baptist Heritage at Campbell Divinity School.
Pamela R. Durso
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Joe Early, Jr. Joe Early Jr., is an assistant professor of Religion at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. He is the author of A Texas Baptist History Sourcebook, A Handbook of Texas...
Eckert
Ellingsen, Mark Mark Ellingsen, who has taught at Luther-Northwestern Seminaries and at the Institute for Ecumenical research in Strasbourg (France), is now (sense 1993) at that Interdenominational Theological...
Elliott
Sam Davis Elliott The Confederate Soldier’s Pocket Manual of Devotions Including Balm for the Weary and the Wounded Charles Todd Quintard: foreword by CH (COL) William O. Nisbet, Jr.; introduction by Sam Davis...
Barbara G. Ellis
William E. Ellis William E. Ellis is a professor of history at Eastern Kentucky State University in Richmond, Kentucky. After studying for degrees at Georgetown College and Eastern Kentucky University, he...
Adam C. English
Erickson
Clara Eschmann Clara Belle Hooks Eschmann is a food columnist for The Macon Telegraph in Macon, Georgia. She has served as the pubicity director for Wesleyan College and lifestyle editor for The Griffin Daily News.
Etheridge
Amos Aschbach Ettinger
Damon R. Eubank Damon R. Eubank (Ph.D. Mississippi State) is professor of History, Campbellsville University.
Craig A. Evans
Martha M. Ezzard Martha M. Ezzard is a lawyer, writer (award-winning writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), and farm winery owner, but she has always been a passionate lover of the outdoors. The Ezzards...
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John Fair John Fair, a native of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, was educated at Juniata College (B.A.), Wake Forest University (M.A.), and Duke University (Ph.D.). He held teaching appointments in Pennsylvania,...
Farmer
Farmer
David Fillingim David Fillingim is the author of Redneck Liberation: Country Music as Theology and Extreme Virtues: Living on the Prophetic Edge, and editor, with Michael Graves, of More than Precious Memories:...
Steven Fink Steven Fink is an associate professor of Religious Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He received a PhD in Religious Studies from The University of Iowa. Fink’s main areas of...
Nathan A. Finn
Fisher
Vincent Fitzpatrick Vincent Fitzpatrick received his BA in English from the University of Virginia and his MA and Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. The curator of the H. L. Mencken Collection...
Flowers
Chester J. Fontenot, Jr. CHESTER J. FONTENOT, JR., is the Baptist Professor of English and director of the African-American Studies program at Mercer University. He has published six books, over sixty articles, and...
Hallie Foote
Dr. Pearl Ford Pearl K. Ford (PhD) is an assistant professor of Political Science and African-American Studies at the University of Arkansas.
Craig A. Forney Craig A. Forney holds a MA in Religious Studies and a Ph.D. in American Religious History from the University of Chicago. He teaches courses in American Religions, Comparative Religion, and...
John D. Fowler John D. Fowler is the B. J. and Dicksie Bandy Chair of History at Dalton State College. He is the author several books and articles including Mountaineers in Gray: The Story of the Nineteenth...
Fred
David B. Freeman
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Merigala Gabriel Merigala Gabriel is professor and department chair of Philosophy at Madras Christian College, India. He earned a master of Philosophy degree from Madras Christian College and a doctoral degree from...
Gaddy
Gallin
Tammy Galloway Tammy Harden Galloway is a graduate of Georgia State University. She is the author of the Inman Family: An Atlanta Family from Reconstruction to World War I (Mercer University Pres, 2002).
Robert G. Gardner
Susie Gardner Susie Gardner was named Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Mercer University in 2010. With more than 200 Division I wins to her resume, she has coached college basketball for over twenty-five years....
James Leo Garrett JAMES LEO GARRETT, JR., a Baptist theological educator for more than half a century, taught in three institutions: Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary,...
Mary A. H. Gay Mary A. H. Gay was a Georgia author of poetry and prose. Gay lived for most of her life in Decatur in a house that is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. After the war, she was...
Timothy George Timothy George is the founding dean of Beeson Divinity School of Samford University and a senior editor for Christianity Today.
Katy Giebenhain Katy Giebenhain edits the Poetry + Theology rubric for Seminary Ridge Review. She holds an MA degree from the University of Baltimore and an MPhil in Creative Writing from University of South Wales...
Langdon B. Gikey
Kathryn M. Glachutt Kathryn M. Galchutt teaches at Concordia College.
William R. Glass
Hugh M. Gloster, Jr.
Willis B. Glover
R. Kirby Godsey R. Kirby Godsey is the author of three books, including When We Talk about God, Let's Be Honest. For twenty-seven years, he served as president of Mercer University and now serves as chancellor.
R. Kirby Godsey R. Kirby Godsey is the author of four books, including WHEN WE TALK ABOUT GOD, LET'S BE HONEST. For twenty-seven years, he served as president of Mercer University and now serves as chancellor.
R. Kirby Godsey R. Kirby Godsey is the author of four books, including Is God a Christian? and When We Talk About God...Let’s Be Honest. For twenty-seven years, he served as president of Mercer University,...
Betty Ruth Goen
Hugh Stiles Golson
Everett C. Goodwin Everett C. Goodwin is a professional historian and author of books and articles on Baptist development and American social and legal history. As an ordained American Baptist minister, he has been...
Bruce T. Gourley Bruce T. Gourley received his PhD in history from Auburn University and is the executive director of the Baptist History & Heritage Society. He has authored books on Baptist history and Montana...
Bruce T. Gourley Bruce T. Gourley is an American historian (PhD Auburn, 2008). He is the author of seven previous books, a contributing writer to Nurturing Faith Journal, and a photographer.
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Cliff Graubart Cliff Graubart was born and raised in New York City. He attended the University of Toledo and is a graduate of Georgia State University. He has boxed in the Golden Gloves, sold furs in Manhattan in...
Michael P. Graves Michael P. Graves is Professor of Communication Studies at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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Ronald M. Green Ronald M. Green is the Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values at Dartmouth College. He received his PhD in religious ethics from Harvard University in 1973. He...
Tara T. Green TARA T. GREEN is an assistant professor of English and Ethnic Studies at Northern Arizona University where she teaches African-American Literature and Africana Studies courses. She earned her...
Alan P. R. Gregory Alan P. R. Gregory is associate professor of Church History, Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest (Austin).
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Diane Asséo Griliches Diane Asséo Griliches is a photographer whose work has appeared nationally in many exhibitions. Her previous books include An Appalachian Farmer’s Story (Mercer), Teaching Musicians (Bunker Hill)...
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Ed Grisamore Ed Grisamore is a columnist for The Telegraph in Macon, Georgia. He was the recipient of the 2010 Will Rogers Humanitarian Award, presented by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists....
Arne Gron Arne Grøn is cofounder and professor of the Center for Subjectivity Research in Copenhagen. He received his doctorate from the University of Copenhagen and is the author of numerous books and...
Fred Gross Fred Gross, a graduate of New York University, was a reporter for the Journal-Courier, a daily newspaper in New Haven, Connecticut, and has been a public-relations specialist for nearly thirty...
Richard Groves Editor Richard Groves is (since 1985) pastor of Wake Forest Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Hermann Gunkel Hermann Gunkel (1862-1932) is widely recognized as a (or the) "father" of form-critical and history-of-religions methods in Old Testament study. His very influential works include commentaries on...
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Dr. David P Gushee David P. Gushee is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University. He is the author or editor of eleven books.
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Gould B. Hagler, Jr. Gould B. Hagler, Jr. is a long-time lobbyist, representing the insurance industry at the state level. He holds degrees from Wake Forest University and Georgia State University. A native of Augusta,...
Pamela Chase Hain Pamela Chase Hain lives in Virginia. She received a BA from Syracuse University and an MA from Columbia University. Upon graduation, she was employed as an intelligence analyst by the Central...
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Phillip Hamilton Phillip Hamilton is associate professor of History at Christopher Newport University and formerly chair of the History department. He specializes in the history of Virginia and the American...
Robert T. Handy
Cathryn Hankla Born in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, Cathryn Hankla is department chair and professor of English in the Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins University. She serves as Poetry...
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F. Martin Harmon F. Martin Harmon was sports information director for twenty-two years at three Southern universities-- the final fourteen years at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Earlier in his career, he was...
Keith Harper Keith Harper is professor of Baptist Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He is the editor of SEND THE LIGHT: LOTTIE MOON'S LETTERS AND OTHER WRITING...
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Charles K. Hartman Charles H. Hartman currently teaches at Roger Williams College in Barrington, Rhode Island, in the area of Western thought. Previously, he was pastor of First Baptist Swansea, Massachusetts, and an...
Tim Hashaw TIM HASHAW is an award-winning investigative journalist based in Texas.
Ashley Mace Havird Ashley Mace Havird grew up on a tobacco farm in South Carolina. She has published three collections of poems, including THE GARDEN OF THE FUGITIVES (2014), which won the 2013 X. J. Kennedy Prize....
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Don Haymes Don Haymes is serials librarian and archivist in Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, former editor-in-chief of Mercer University Press, and former editor of Religion Index One. He is not...
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Heath Robert L. Heath is director of graduate studies in the School of Communication at the University of Houston, where he has taught since completing doctoral studies in speech communication and...
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Robert J. Higgs Robert J. (Jack) Higgs attended Vanderbilt University and graduated from the United States Naval Academy. After military service he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee. For twenty-seven...
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Bracy V. Hill II Bracy V. Hill II is senior lecturer in History at Baylor University where he teaches courses in British and American History, especially the history of hunting. He holds a PhD in Religion (Baylor),...
E. Glenn Hinson E. Glenn Hinson is emeritus professor of Spirituality and John Loftis Professor of Church History at Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. In retirement he served as visiting...
Elizabeth C. Hirschman
Ann Hite Ann Hite is the author of two novels and a novella. Her debut novel, GHOST ON BLACK MOUNTAIN, became a Townsend Prize Finalist and won Georgia Author of the Year in 2012. She is an active board...
Ann Hite Ann Hite has published four novels and a novella that are set in Black Mountain, North Carolina. At age 51, she became a published novelist. Her debut novel, GHOST ON BLACK MOUNTAIN, won Georgia...
Kevin Hoffman Kevin Hoffman received his PhD in Philosophy from Fordham University and taught for many years at Christ College in the honors program of Valparaiso University where he was given the Caterpillar...
Katherine Holland Katherine S. Holland is a graduate of the University of South Florida. She has written numerous reviews for the Tampa Tribune, and is a past editor of Wordsmith, the anthology of the Tampa Writer’s...
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Kimberley M. Holloway Kimberley M. Holloway grew up in Cookeville TN. She attended Tennessee Technological University (BS) and East Tennessee State University (MA) and presently lives in Johnson City TN. She has been a...
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Heidi J. Hornik Heidi J. Hornik is an associate professor of Art History in the department of Art at Baylor University.
Sheridan Hough Sheridan Hough is professor of Philosophy at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. Her poetry has appeared in many literary magazines—her first volume of poetry, The Hide, was...
George Howard George Howard is professor of Religion, emeritus, the University of Georgia in Athens.
Charles Hubbard Charles M. Hubbard is director of the Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum and Associate Professor of History at Lincoln Memorial University. He is the editor of Lincoln and His Contemporaries, and the...
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Frederick W. Huff Frederick Huff, a native Georgian and graduate of Emory, Vanderbilt, and the University of Georgia, has been since 1969 a psychologist in private practice in Cobb County, Georgia. He has, he...
Ann N. Hughes
William E. Hull William E. Hull is research professor at Samford University and theologian in residence at Mountain Brook Baptist Church, both in the suburbs of his birthplace, Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to these...
Allen R. Hunt
James B. Hunt James B. Hunt is professor emeritus of History at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, and cofounder of the Krista Foundation for Global Citizenship. Hunt taught American, Latin American,...
James L. Hunt James L. Hunt is associate professor of Law at the Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics and Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.
Victor L. Hunter
John Coolidge Hurd, Jr. John Coolidge Hurd, Jr. was professor of New Testament at the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest 1960-1967, and since 1967 has been professor of New Testament at Trinity College, Toronto.
Richard Hyatt Richard Hyatt is a senior staff writer with The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer in Columbus, Georgia. He is the author of eight books, including the award-winning biography of Governor Zell Miller.
Allen E. Hye Allen E. Hye, Professor of German and Danish at Wright State University, is editor of Modernes Deutschland im Brennpunkt, and author of The Moral Dilemma of the Scientist in Modern Drama and...
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John Inscore Essick John Inscore Essick is assistant professor of Church History at the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky in Georgetown, KY. He holds degrees from Appalachian State University (BS), Campbell University...
Richard W. Iobst Richard W. Iobst earned a Ph.D. in American History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is author of the Bloody Sixth: History of the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate...
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Marty Jacumin Marty Jacumin had a previous career in textile machinery sales. He then received his M.Div. (Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary) and is now a PhD. candidate at (SEBTS).
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Milinda Jay Milinda Jay is an eighth-generation Florida native. She likes to reimagine the family secrets that helped forge a unique culture out of the hot, mosquito-ridden Panhandle. Jay teaches Creative...
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Robert D. Jenkins, Sr.

A native of Mississippi, Robert D. Jenkins, Sr., grew up in Chamblee, Georgia, where he first studied the Civil War as part of the fourth-grade curriculum where he chose “War in...

Matthew Jennings Matthew Jennings is associate professor of History at Middle Georgia State College, where he has taught courses in Native American history, among other subjects, since 2007. His first book, New...
Samuel Joeckel Samuel Joeckel is associate professor of English and professor in the Supper Honors Program at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida.
James M. Johnson James. M. Johnson is a Colonel in the United States Army and an associate professor of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point. A graduate of West Point and the Naval War...
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Marc A Jolley Marc A. Jolley is director of Mercer University Press.
W. Glenn Jonas, Jr. W. Glenn Jonas, Jr. is the Howard Professor of Religion and chairman of the department of Religion and Philosophy at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. He is the author of A...
W. Glenn Jonas, Jr. W. Glenn Jonas, Jr. is the Howard Professor of Religion and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Mars Hill...
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Anne B. Jones Anne B. Jones (PhD) is the author of Tides of Fear, STOP, Gold Thunder, All Around the Track, and Brave at Heart. She taught school thirty-one years, and has been a volunteer mediator, rapecrisis...
Mark L. Jones Mark L. Jones is professor of Law at the Walter F. George School of Law of Mercer University,
Seaborn Jones Seaborn Jones of Lizella, Georgia, has published three chapbooks and two full-length books, Drowning from the Inside Out and Lost Keys. His work has appeared in the New York Quarterly, River Styx,...
Will R. Jordan Will R. Jordan is an associate professor of Political Science at Mercer University. He received his BA from Washington & Lee University and his PhD in Political Science from Loyola University...
Will R. Jordan Will R. Jordan is an associate professor of Political Science at Mercer University. He received his BA from Washington & Lee University and his PhD in Political Science from Loyola University...
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Peter Iver Kaufman Peter Iver Kaufmann is Professor of the History of Christian Tradition in the Department of Religion at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Terry Kay Terry Kay, a member of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, is the author of sixteen published works, including TO DANCE WITH THE WHITE DOG, THE BOOK OF MARIE, THE GREATS OF CUTTERCANE, SHADOW SONG,...
Terry Kay Terry Kay, a member of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame and recipient of the Governor’s Award in the Humanities, is the author of sixteen works of fiction, including the classic TO DANCE WITH THE...
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Mary Keller MARY KELLER has studied the philosophy of subjectivity through the history of religions with a focus on race and gender theoryas well as an emphasis on postcolonial theory and critical theory.
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Kemp Kathryn W. Kemp is assistant professor of History at Clayton College & State University. She earned her Ph.D. at Georgia State University.
Thomas Kempis
N. Brent Kennedy N. Brent Kennedy is founder of the Melungeon Research Committee and author of the acclaimed The Melungeons: The Resurrection of a Proud People.
Robyn Vaughan Kennedy
John S. Kessler John S. Kessler was raised in the Carmel community in southeastern Highland County, Ohio, where his ancestors had lived for several generations. Previous publications have appeared in The Nautilus,...
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John Killinger John Killinger is a widely respected minister, professor, and author who has taught at such leading seminaries as Vanderbilt, Princeton, Chicago, and Claremont, and has been pastor of large,...
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Evan Kutzler Evan A. Kutzler is an assistant professor of History at Georgia Southwestern State University where he teaches U.S. and Public History. He received a BA from Centre College, and an MA in Public...
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Sinead Ladegaard Knox Sinead Ladegaard Knox is a philosopher teaching at universities in Denmark and the US. She is the author of a book on the French philosopher Gabriel Marcel and has written articles on ethics,...
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Frank Lambert Frank Lambert is professor of History at Purdue University where he teaches courses on Colonial and Revolutionary American History and American Religious History. He is the author of seven books...
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John Lane John Lane is the author of more than a dozen books of poetry and prose, including Abandoned Quarry: New and Selected Poems. He has received an NEA Poetry Apprenticeship Grant, a Hoyns Fellowship in...
John Lane John Lane is professor of English and Environmental Studies at Wofford College and director of the Goodall Environmental Studies Center. He is the author of a dozen books of poetry and prose, with...
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Jason K. Lee Jason K. Lee (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) was assistant professor of Church History at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is now associate pastor of Theology/Discipleship at...
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Harry G. Lefever HARRY G. LEFEVER, professor emeritus of Sociology at Spelman College in Atlanta, taught for three years at Eastern Mennonite College in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and published two books, Turtle...
John Leland John Leland has written nature essays—READINGS IN WOOD, LEARNING THE VALLEY, and PORCHER'S CREEK—and ALIENS IN THE BACKYARD: PLANT AND ANIMAL IMPORTS INTO AMERICA. He teaches at Washington & Lee...
J. Stanley Lemons J. Stanley Lemons is emeritus professor of History at Rhode Island College and historian of the First Baptist Church in America. An historian of American culture, Dr. Lemons’s scholarly interests...
Celine Leon
Bill J. Leonard Bill J. Leonard is James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Church History at the School of Divinity, Wake Forest University. Widely recognized for his work in American, Southern,...
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Paul A. Lewis Paul A. Lewis is associate professor of Christianity in the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University.
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Glenn M. Linden Glenn M. Linden is associate professor of History at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where he has taught since 1968. He has authored, edited, or co-edited seven books including three in...
Virginia Linden Virginia Linden has a BA from the University of Washington and an MA in sculpture from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She has worked on eight books with Glenn editing and...
Kathryn Lindskoog
Frank H. Littell
Calvin M. Logue Calvin M. Logue is Professor of Speech Communication and Director of the Public Communication Division at the University of Georgia, Athens.
Julie Whidden Long Julie Whidden Long (M.Div. McAfee Shchool of Theology, Mercer University) is minister of children and families at First Baptist Church of Christ, Macon, Georgia.
Michael G. Long Michael G. Long (Ph.D. at Emory University) teaches religion and ethics at Lebanon Valley College.
Kathryn Muller Lopez
Jamie Lorentzen Jamie Lorentzen chairs the Friends of the Hong Kierkegaard Library. He is the author of KIERKEGAARD'S METAPHORS and SOBER CANNIBALS, DRUNKEN CHRISTIANS: MELVILLE, KIERKEGAARD, AND TRAGIC OPTIMISM...
Caroline Couper Lovell The late Caroline Couper Lovell wrote this memoir in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The Light of Other Days covers her childhood in Savannah and Etowah Cliffs, Georgia during the 1860s and 1870s,...
Bobby L. Lovett Bobby L. Lovett was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He received his public school education in Memphis, and BA, MA, and PhD degrees at the University of Arkansas. He has taught in the Memphis Public...
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Jessica Madison Jessica Madison earned her PhD from the University of Kentucky. She now specializes in online instruction and teaches courses in American History for Eastern Kentucky University, Tennessee Temple...
William R. Majors
Andrew M. Manis Andrew M. Manis is assistant professor of history at Macon State College, Macon, Georgia. He is the author of A Fire You Can't Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham's Reverend Fred...
Brenda Marder Brenda Marder has lived and worked periodically in Greece for nearly forty years. She has lectured in European history at the University of LaVerne, Athens, served as book editor and feature writer...
Gordon Marino Gordon Marino is professor of Philosophy at St. Olaf College.
Bill Marscher Bill Marscher, a retired engineer, and Fran Marscher, a retired newspaper editor, are residents of the South Carolina coast, the region ravaged by the storm.
Fran Marscher Bill Marscher, a retired engineer, and Fran Marscher, a retired newspaper editor, are residents of the South Carolina coast, the region ravaged by the storm.
Christopher Martin Christopher Martin is author of three poetry chapbooks, and his essays and poems have appeared in publications across the country. He is the founding editor of Flycatcher, an ecological journal,...
George Winston Martin George Winston Martin is an independent scholar who resides in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Martin has pursued a lifelong interest in family genealogy and the War Between the States. He...
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Carl A. Martray CARL R. MARTRAY, PH.D. has been involved in education for almost forty years beginning his career as a "teaching principal? in a small elementary school in West Virginia. He has served as Dean of...
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Eric F. Mason ERIC F. MASON is associate professor of Biblical Studies at Judson University, Elgin, Illinois. He holds degrees from Union University (BA), Beeson Divinity School (M.Div.), and the University of...
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James Earl Massey James Earl Massey is dean emeritus and Distinguished Professor-at-Large of the Anderson University School of Theology. He is also pastor-emeritus and founding pastor of Metropolitan Church of God.
Karen Massey Karen Massey is associate professor of Christian Education and Faith Development at Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a curriculum writer for children and...
Ray Mathis

Ray Mathis (1937–1981) was a professor in the department of History at Troy State University. He was the author of Pilgrimage to Madison, College Life in the Reconstruction South,...

Emmanuel McCall EMMANUEL MCCALL shares his observations about how racial reconciliation has progressed after fifty-three years of ministry in the South especially among Baptists. He speaks of real heroines and...
Linda S. McCardle Linda S. McCardle has been a teacher in the Columbus Public School system (Georgia) for thirty years, with an interest in genealogy since the mid 1970s. These letters are those of her great-great...
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June Hall McCash June Hall McCash is the author, co-author, or editor of seven books, six nonfiction works and a historical novel, for which she won the 2011 Georgia Author of the Year Award for first novel. She...
William B. McCash William B. McCash was professor of history at Middle Tennessee State University.
Holly Sullivan McClure Holly Sullivan McClure was raised in the Smoky Mountains by preachers, shaman, storytellers, and bluegrass musicians. Her writing is inspired by the culture and stories of her Cherokee mother’s...
Roland McElroy Roland McElroy was a key participant in Georgia State Representative Sam Nunn’s first election to the US Senate (1972). Their working relationship continued in Washington DC where McElroy served as...
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Doreen M. McFarlane Doreen M. McFarlane has served as a full-time ordained pastor since 1991, in Illinois, Florida and Connecticut. She has, in addition, continually taught scriptural studies at seminary and...
Michael McFee Michael McFee has published fifteen books--eleven volumes of poetry, most recently WE WERE ONCE HERE (Carnegie Mellon, 2017); one collection of prose, THE NAPKIN MANUSCRIPTS (Tennessee, 2006); and...
Ralph McGill
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Thomas R. McKibbens Thomas R. McKibbens has served as Senior Minister of the First Baptist Churches of Newton and Worcester, Massachusetts. He has served as Interim Pastor of the First Baptist Church in America,...
Edgar V. McKnight Edgar V. McKnight is research professor and the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Religion Emeritus at Furman University. He received degrees in History, New Testament Studies, and Philosophical...
Virginia Duffy McLoughlin
William G. McLoughlin
Cindy Henry McMahon

Unplanned youngest daughter of activist hippies in the turbulent South, Cindy Henry McMahon survived family violence, fire, flood, poisonous mushrooms, and an ice-cold outhouse. She now lives a...

Joel McMahon Joel McMahon is a professor of History and Philosophy. He holds a degree in engineering from Georgia Tech and a PhD in History from Georgia State University. Prior to an award-winning career in...
May F. McMillam
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Joanne H. McMullen Joanne Halleran McMullen is the director of extended learning in continuing education at Louisiana State University. She received her BA from the University of Kansas, her MA from Ohio Universit...
Joanne Halleran McMullen
Charles McNair Charles McNair is an international business communication consultant, award-winning journalist, cultural critic, columnist, and author of three novels. His leadership communication firm, MAS,...
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Larry L. McSwain Larry L. McSwain is associate dean of the doctor of Ministry degree program, professor of Leadership, and holds the Watkins Christian Foundation Chair of Ministry, at McAfee School of Theology,...
Warren McWilliams
Sidney E. Mead
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Buckner F. Melton, Sr.
Carol Melton
Calvin Mercer Calvin R. Mercer is an assistant professor of religious studies at East Carolina University, where he has taught since completing his doctoral work at Flordia State University.
Bill Merritt Bill Merritt grew up in Atlanta during the post-war era, from 1945–1970. He holds an AB in English from Duke University, a BArch from the University of Oregon, and a JD from St. Louis University....
Ben F. Meyer
Christopher C. Meyers Christopher C. Meyers is a professor of history at Valdosta State University where he teaches Georgia history, US political history, and U.S. military history. His previous books include The Empire...
Darren J. N. Middleton Darren J. N. Middleton is a graduate of the University of Oxford and the University of Glasgow and a past recipient of the Owen Chadwick Prize in Philosophical Theology. He currently teaches...
Donald G. Miller
Mark Miller
Randall M. Miller Jon L. Wakelyn, Professor of History and Director of American Studies at the Catholic University of America, is author of Southern Common Folk in the Nineteenth Century. Randall M. Miller,...
William L. Miller
Zell Miller
Dr. Robert Millet Robert L. Millet is Abraham O. Smoot University Professor and professor of Religious Education at Brigham Young University. He is the author or editor of more than 60 books and 150 articles,...
Watson Mills
John Milton John Milton (1608–1674) was arguably one of the best-read persons of his epoch. Milton’s commonplace book reveals that in addition to the thoroughly humanistic education that he received at...
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Thorpe Moeckel

Thorpe Moeckel is director of the Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins University. He holds degrees from the University of Virginia (MFA) and Bowdoin College (BA) and is the author of...

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Dwight A. Moody DWIGHT A. MOODY, PH.D., is a columnist whose reflections on religion and American life have been published in local, regional and national papers and journals. Moody serves as dean of the chapel at...
Alvin Moore Jr.
David T. Morgan
Margaret Morris MARGARET MORRIS, Ed.D., professor of Teacher Education, Tift College of Education, Mercer University, spent most of her professional career in the elementary classroom. Forty-one years surrounded...
Ronald H. Moseley
Aryc W. Mosher
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Tina Mullen Tina Mullen is currently the director of the UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine—a program that brings the arts to patients and families struggling with serious illness. Her work has been exhibited...
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David W Music David W. Music is professor of Church Music in the School of Music at Baylor University, where he has served on the faculty since 2002. He has written widely in the field of church music, with...
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Ronald B. Neal Ronald B. Neal’s (PhD Vanderbilt University) research and writing interests include religion, gender, culture, religion, ethics and politics, modern and postmodern philosophy, Third World cultures,...
Jack Nelson Jack Nelson is the retired chief Washington correspondent for the Los Angeles Times.
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Mark T. Nelson
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Harvey Newman Harvey Newman is a professor emeritus in the department of Public Management and Policy at Georgia State University. He has an extensive academic background in urban policy studies and is the...
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Mary Juliet Nicholson Atlanta native Mary Juliet Nicholson comes from a family with a long tradition (almost 300 years) in the Coca-Cola business. A graduate of Princeton University, Nicholson works for Atlanta Fine...
Col. William O. Nisbet William O. Nisbet, Jr., Quintard’s great-great-grandson, is a Presbyterian Church (USA) minister and a chaplain in the US Army Reserve.
L. Lamar Nisly L. Lamar Nisly (Ph.D. University of Delaware) is currently professor of English and chair of the English and Language department at Bluffton University (Ohio), where he has taught for thirteen...
Echol Nix, Jr.

Echol Nix, Jr., is an alumnus of Morehouse College (BA) with degrees from Vanderbilt University (MDiv) and Boston University (PhD, STM). He writes and teaches in the areas of religion and...

Matthew W. Norman Matthew W. Norman's great, great grandfather was Reese H. Butler, superintendent at the Spiller & Burr factory. After more than five years of archival research, Norman has become recognized as the...
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David O'Connell David O'Connell received his Ph.D. in French from Princeton in 1966. After two years of service in the US Army as an intelligence officer, including one year in Vietnam, he began his academic...
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Steve Oney Steve Oney is the author of AND THE DEAD SHALL RISE, winner of the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award, the Southern Book Critics Circle Prize, and the National Jewish Book Award. Oney...
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George P. Oslin
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Steven J. Overman Steven J. Overman attended Purdue and Washington State University. Most of his teaching career was spent at Jackson State University in Mississippi.
Janis Owens
Lewis Owens Lewis Owens is lecturer in the department of Religious Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University College, and is president of the UK branch of the International Society of Friends of Nikos...
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Dorothy Padgett Dorothy “Dot” Padgett organized the Carter presidential campaign effort known as the Peanut Brigade. During the Carter Administration, she was appointed assistant chief of Protocol at the State...
Honorable J. Wade Padgett The Honorable J. Wade Padgett currently serves as Superior Court Judge of the Augusta (Georgia) Judicial Circuit. He holds a JD from Georgia State College of Law and a BA in History from the...
Michael C. Page MICHAEL C. PAGE is the geospatial librarian for the Robert W.Woodruff Library at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and serves as adjunct faculty in the department of Environmental Studies. He...
George A. Panichas
David B. Parker David B. Parker, professor of History at Kennesaw State University, has been the department’s assistant chair since August 2009. He teaches classes in Georgia history, the history of American...
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Mikeal C. Parsons Mikeal C. Parsons is a professor in the department of Religion at Baylor University.
Kyle Pasewark Kyle A. Pasewark (Ph.D. University of Chicago Divinity School) is currently pursuing studies at Yale Law School. His publications include, most recently, The Emphatic Christian Center: Reforming...
David E. Paterson Public historian David E. Paterson studies Upson County, Georgia, especially the local history of slavery and Reconstruction. A civilian employee of the US Navy by day, he spends his leisure hours...
James Patrick
Jeff Patrick Jeffrey L. Patrick is an interpretive specialist at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, Republic, Missouri.
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Michael Pearson

Michael Pearson is professor of Creative Writing at Old Dominion University. He holds degrees from Pennsylvania State University (PhD), University of San Francisco (MA), and Fordham University...

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Jon P. Peede Jon Parrish Peede is counselor to the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and director of the NEA’s Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience program. He holds degrees fr...
Penchansky David Penchansky is assistant professor (Hebrew Bible) at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota. his published works include The Betrayal of God (Westminster/John Knox, 1990) an...
Donald N. Penny
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James A. Perkins James A. Perkins is distinguished professor emeritus of English and Public Relations at Westminster College. He holds degrees from Centre College, Miami University, and the University of Tennessee....
Robert L. Perkins Robert L. Perkins is senior research professor of Philosphy at Stetson University.
Robert L. Perkins Robert L. Perkins (PhD, Indiana University), is senior research professor emeritus at Stetson University.
William Perkins Willie Perkins is president of Republic Artists Management and Atlas Records. He holds a BA degree from the University of Georgia. Perkins was tour manager for The Allman Brothers Band from...
Willie Perkins
Willie Perkins Willie Perkins is president of Republic Artists Management and Atlas Records. He holds a BA degree from the University of Georgia. Perkins was tour manager for The Allman Brothers Band from...
Chuck Perry Chuck Perry spent more than forty years in the publishing business, first as a newspaperman with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, then as founder and publisher of Longstreet Press, and finally in...
Thomas E. Phillips Thomas E. Phillips is professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies at Point Loma Nazarene University and cochair of the section on Acts at the Society of Biblical Literature. He earned...
William E. Phipps
Sam Pickering Sam Pickering grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. After attending Sewanee, Cambridge, and Princeton, he started teaching English, a happy career that enabled him to roam distant countries and nearby...
Wendy Piper Wendy Piper teaches in the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric at Dartmouth College a nd specializes in American literature and first-year writing.
Wiliam L. Pitts, Jr. William L. Pitts, Jr. is a professor of Church History in the Religion department at Baylor University. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University (MDiv and PhD). Pitts has published in the areas of...
Wilfred C. Platt, Jr.
Jacob J. Podber JACOB J. PODBER is assistant professor in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He has published articles in Global Media Journal and Journal...
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Jeff Pool Jeff B. Pool (Ph.D. University of Chicago Divinity School) is director of Baptist Studies and lecturer in Theology, Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, Texas. Pool's published works include Against...
Charles E. Poole Charles E. Poole serves as the senior minister at Northminster Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi. The author of seven books, he has also served as senior minister of First Baptist Church of...
John Randolph Poole John Randolph Poole, a graduate of the University of Georgia, is managing partner of Poole & Dunn Management Services, LLC, a small firm that provides government relations and management services...
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Lisa D. Powell Lisa D. Powell is assistant professor of Theology and Women’s Studies at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. She is the first-place winner of the 2011 Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza New...
J. Kristian Pratt J. Kristian Pratt (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gardner-Webb University, and Baylor University) is a church historian specializing in nineteenth- and twentieth-century religion in...
Joseph L. Price Joseph L. Price is the Genevieve Shaul Connick Professor of Religious Studies at Whittier College. Author and co-editor of several theological works, including A New Handbook of Christian Theology...
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Milam McGraw Propst Milam McGraw Propst is a freelance writer with numerous articles published in Georgia Journal, Caring Magazine, Birmingham Magazine, and The Birmingham News.
Milam McGraw Propst Milam McGraw Propst hopped about from newspaper reporting to public relations to writing books. Author of nine books in all, her first, A FLOWER BLOOMS ON CHARLOTTE STREET published by Mercer...
Lisa Joy Pruitt Lisa Joy Pruitt (Ph.D. Vanderbilt) is an associate professor of History at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Winner of the 1997 Torbet Prize in Baptist History, awarded...
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Charles Todd Quintard Charles T. Quintard studied for the ministry of the Protestant Episcopal Church under Bishop James Otey and was ordained as a priest in 1856. He was rector of the Church of the Advent, Nashville,...
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Sharman Burson Ramsey Sharman Burson Ramsey, genealogist and historian, discovered her Native American heritage and began writing a family saga beginning with SWIMMING WITH SERPENTS (Mercer 2012). This Alabama native...
William Rawlings William Rawlings was born, raised, and still lives on the family farm in Sandersville, Georgia. A practicing physician, he is the author of five novels set in the rural South. His interest in the...
William Rawlings William Rawlings, a physician and sixth-generation resident of Washington County, Georgia, was educated at Emory, Tulane, and Johns Hopkins Universities. He is the author of a number of books,...
William Rawlings William Rawlings is a sixth-generation resident of Washington County, Georgia. Author of eight books, this is the third work of nonfiction published by Mercer University Press. Rawlings attended...
William Rawlings William Rawlings is a sixth-generation resident of Washington County, Georgia. Author of eight books, including three works of nonfiction published by Mercer University Press. Rawlings attended...
Reece Robert D Reece , a ethicist, and Harvey A. Siegal, a sociologist, study people and teach them in the Department of Medicine in Society of the Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton,...
Merl E. Reed Merl E. Reed is emeritus professor of History, Georgia State University.
Kelly E. Reffitt Kelly E. Reffitt is an assistant professor in the Tift College of Education at Mercer University.
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Steven Reiss Steven Reiss is an American psychologist who continues to contribute original ideas, new assessment methods, and influential research studies to three topics in psychology: anxiety disorders,...
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Tracy J. Revels Tracy J. Revels is currently a professor of History at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She received her PhD in History from Florida State University. Revels is the author of other...
Paul Richardson Paul A. Richardson is professor of Music in the School of the Arts at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, where he teaches voice and church music. A fellow and past president of the Hymn...
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Roberts Robert C. Roberts came to Wheaton College as professor of philosophy and psychological studies in 1984, after eleven years at Western Kentucky State University. He has written four previous books...
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Glenn Robins Glenn Robins is an assistant professor of History and director of the honors program at Georgia Southwestern State University. He has published several articles on the experiences of Civil War...
James A. Rogers James A. Rogers was editor emeritus of the Florence, South Carolina, Morning News, a paper he served with distinction since 1939. He graduated from Furman University in 1927, and held an honorary...
Rady Roldan-Figueroa Rady Roldán-Figueroa is director of research and associate professor of the History of Christianity at Boston University’s School of Theology. He is a graduate of New Brunswick Theological Seminary...
John Herbert Roper John Herbert Roper teaches history at Emory and Henry College.
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Creighton Rosental Creighton Rosental was inspired by the Socratic approach to philosophy of the buzzing horsefly attempting to wake the slumbering beast of society. He still pursues this goal, though mitigated...
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Stephen Roth Stephen Roth worked twelve years as a reporter covering politicians, business figures, and local eccentrics for newspapers in Missouri and Florida. Born in LaGrange, Georgia, he currently lives in...
Edmon L. Rowell, Jr. Edmon L. Rowell, Jr. was in his first life a Baptist pastor (1957–1980), but from 1 August 1980 until 31 August 2010 (that's 30 years plus one month) was, among other things, senior editor of...
Carol Ruckdeschel Carol Ruckdeschel first visited Cumberland Island in the late 1960s as a research assistant at Georgia State University, taking up residence in the early 1970s. Sea turtles were her first focus,...
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Lori Eriksen Rush A life-long educator, Lori Eriksen Rush taught interior design and the history of interiors and furniture at The Art Institute of Atlanta where she also served as chair of the Interior Design...
Helene Tallon Russell Helene Tallon Russell is an associate professor of Theology at Christian Theological Seminary. Her areas of research include Kierkegaard, feminist theology, Christian anthropology, and process...
Sally Russell Sally Russell is a former professor of French and English at Gainesville College in the University System of Georgia. She is the author of four books on Georgia life and history. Russell has lived...
Russman Thomas Russman earned an M.A. in Philosophy from The Catholic University of America and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton University. He teaches philosophy at the University of St. Thomas in...
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Sampson Gloria Sampson lives and works in Columbus, Georgia, where her gifts as an artist have contributed to the preservation of historica buildings. She was graduated from California College of Arts and...
Ferrol Sams Ferrol Sams is a physician, humorist storyteller, and best-selling novelist and is the author of seven books. Most notable is his trilogy of novels in which an eccentric and quixotic hero, Porter...
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Theresa Sanders Theresa Sanders is an associate professor of theology at Georgetown University. She earned her Ph.D. in Religion at Syracuse University. Her previous writings include Body and Belief: Why the Body...
Anathalee G. Sandlin Anathalee G. Sandlin has worked as artist-media liaison for the Alabama Band June Jams, Country Music Association music award shows, and Alabama Music Hall of Fame award shows. She is business...
Don A. Sanford Don A. Sanford† served as historian and historian-emeritus for the Seventh Day Baptist Historical Society for twenty-two years.
William B. Sargeant William B. Sargeant attended the University of Florida and is currently the owner of Sargeant Farms, Inc., in Lakeland, Florida. His hobbies include geneology and Civil War history.
Fred W. Sauceman Fred W. Sauceman is a roaming journalist, broadcaster, filmmaker, author, and professor now living in Johnson City, Tennessee. He is a prolific chronicler of the foodways of Appalachia and the South.
Fred W. Sauceman Fred W. Sauceman celebrates the foodways and culture of his native Appalachia through books, magazine articles, newspaper columns, radio, television, and documentary films. His home base is the...
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Anna Schachner Anna Schachner has published short fiction in many journals and magazines, including Puerto del Sol, Ontario Review, and The Sun, and she contributes articles about books and literary culture to...
David Schaeffer David Schaeffer is a trial attorney in Atlanta, Georgia.
David Schaeffer David Schaeffer is a trial attorney at the David Schaeffer Law Firm, LLC, and a mediator with Miles Mediation in Atlanta, Georgia. He received the 2015 Charles Watkins Award for his distinctive and...
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Doc Schneider Doc Schneider is a senior partner in the international law firm of King & Spalding LLP and a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He graduated from Mercer University’s School of Law in...
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Joseph M. Scolnick Joseph M. Scolnick, Jr. was professor of Political Science, University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
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J. H. Segar J. H. Segars’s many fine publications include In Search of Confederate Ancestors (author) and Forgotten Confederates: An Anthology about Black Southerners (coeditor).
William L. Self William L. Self is retired senior pastor of Johns Creek Baptist Church in Alpharetta, Georgia. A graduate of Stetson University (BA), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (BD), and Candler...
Megan Sexton Megan Sexton was born in New York and grew up on the Florida Gulf coast. Her poetry and nonfiction have been widely published in anthologies and journals, including Poetry, Ploughshares, The...
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M. K. Shaddix, a fourth-generation Floridian, became interested in Southern Studies as a Master of Fine Arts student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She completed her...

David T. Shannon, Sr. David T. Shannon, Sr.† was a scholar, teacher, and administrator who served as president of Andover-Newton Theological School, Virginia Union University, and Allen University. His books include...
Jolly Kay Sharp Jolly Kay Sharp is professor of English at University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky.
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Seymour Shubin Seymour Shubin, a full-time free-lance writer, has published nine novels, including the best-selling, Anyone's My Name, The Captain, and Fury's Children. His articles and short stories have...
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Walter B Shurden Walter B. Shurden is former chair of the department of Christianity, Callaway Professor of Christianity, and executive director of the Center for Baptist Studies at Mercer University. He has also...
Andrew Silver Andrew Silver is an assistant professor of English at Mercer University. His work has appeared in journals such as Mississippi Quarterly and Prospects, and his book on Southern humor and cultural...
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James H. Slatton JAMES H. SLATTON was a Texan participant in the youth revival movement of the 1950s, graduated from Baylor and of Southwestern Seminary (Th.D.) in church history, and held pastorates in Texas and...
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Gerald J. Smith Gerald J. Smith is retired from Paine College where he was professor of English (1977–2001).
Michael Buffalo Smith Michael Buffalo Smith created GRITZ Magazine in 1998, and was editor for thirteen years during which time he became known as "The Ambassador of Southern Rock." He has written many cover stories,...
Michael Buffalo Smith Michael Buffalo Smith is an author, journalist, and musician who was born and raised in Spartanburg, South Carolina during the Southern Rock era, when his hometown heroes, The Marshall Tucker Band...
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Robert Smith, Jr. Robert Smith, Jr. serves as professor of Christian Preaching at Beeson Divinity School.
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Graydon F. Snyder Graydon F. Snyder, now retired, was dean and professor of New Testament at Bethany Theological Seminary and Chicago Theological Seminary. He earned his Th.D. in New Testament at Princeton...
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Raymond R. Sommerville, Jr. Raymond R. Sommerville, Jr., Ph.D., is assistant professor of church history at Christian Theological Seminary inIndianapolis.
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C. Edward Spann C. EDWARD SPANN is the retired dean of the College of Fine Arts at Dallas Baptist University. He has taught hymnology and has served as chairman of church music programs at Shorter College,...
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Matthew Stallard Matthew Stallard is assistant professor of English at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, where he teaches Renaissance and Medieval Literatures. He is the former assistant editor of Milton Quarterly.
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Mary Ann Stenger Mary Ann Stenger is associate professor of Humanities at the University of Louisville.
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Bruce H. Stewart, Jr. BRUCE STEWART currently serves on the executive committee of the Civil War Round Table of Atlanta and is a member of the Patrick Cleburne Society. He is both a trustee and Civil War tour guide of...
Ronald H. Stone Ronald H. Stone, born and educated in Iowa, undertook graduate study at Union Seminary and Columbia University in New York City, where he served as Reinhold Niebuhr’s last teaching assistant and...
Al Stramiello AL STRAMIELLO, Ed.D., professor of Teacher Education, Tift College of Education, Mercer University, has extensive experience in both special education and teacher education. Like most teachers, he...
Jill Stuckey Jill Stuckey is an enthusiast of energy efficiency, alternative energy, and an outdoor nature photographer. In 1992, she traded private industry for state employment and went to work for the...
Bert Randolph Sugar Bert Randolph Sugar, legendary sports writer and historian, is an iconic figure in the world of boxing. The author of over eighty books, sports columnist, and boxing film consultant and cameo...
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Britt-Mari Sykes Britt-Mari Sykes, Ph.D., lectures regularly in North America and Europe on topics related to mental health, spiritual development, and religion. Her interest in relating religious studies and...
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William D. Taylor WILLIAM D. TAYLOR† was a native East Tennessean, whose ancestor served with the 59th Tennessee Infantry Regiment at Vicksburg. He was married to Darby O'Neil, and has two daughters: Ashley, a...
Charlotte C. S. Thomas Charlotte C. S. Thomas is professor of Philosophy, codirector of the McDonald Center for America Founding Principles, director of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program, and member of the...
Charlotte C. S. Thomas Charlotte C. S. Thomas is a professor of Philosophy at Mercer University, director of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program, and codirector of the McDonald Center for America’s Founding...
Emory M. Thomas, Regents Professor Emeritas of History, University of Georgia
J. Mark Thomas J. Mark Thomas earned his Ph.D. in Ethics and Society from the University of Chicago and is presently teaching at Beloit College in Wisconsin.
Samuel Norman Thomas, Jr. Samuel Norman Thomas, Jr. has worked in the museum field for the past twenty-five years and has authored or coauthored seven works. He lives in Athens, Georgia, where he serves as curator of the...
C. Mildred Thompson C. Mildred Thompson (1881–1975) wrote her classic RECONSTRUCTION IN GEORGIA (1915) while embarked on a forty-year academic career at Vassar College, as both professor and dean. A New Deal Democrat...
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Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) lived and wrote in Concord, Massachusetts.
Janet Thorngate Janet Thorngate is president of the Seventh Day Baptist Historical Society and former librarian of the Seventh Day Baptist Historical Library and Archives. She has degrees in English and History...
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John H. Timmerman John H. Timmerman is professor of English at Calvin College, where he teaches courses in American Literature and the American Novel. He serves on the review board of The Steinbeck Review. SEARCHING...
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George H. Tooze George H. Tooze was born in Boston and educated at Gordon College (BS), Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary (MDiv), and Andover Newton Theological School (DMin). In forty years of pastoral...
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Richard Trimble Richard M. Trimble (Ed.S, Rutgers) is a high school history teacher and adjunct professor of history at Brookdale Community College in Pennsylvania. His varied interests have led him to write...
Tracy J. Trothen Tracy J. Trothen is associate professor of Theology and Ethics at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Trothen holds a ThD degree from Emmanuel College, University of Toronto. She is author of...
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Dennis Tucker Dennis Tucker also earned his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and currently teaches at Ouachita Baptist University.
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E. Frank Tupper E. Frank Tupper is professor of Theology at Wake Forest University School of Divinity. He is the author of The Theology of Wolfhart Pannenberg.
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James C. Turner James C. Turner is the director of the Old Governor’s Mansion and has served as an instructor of History at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. He holds an MA in History...
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William D. Underwood William D. Underwood is Mercer University’s current President. Prior to joining Mercer, President Underwood served at Baylor University as Interim President and held the prestigious Leon Jaworski...
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Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven is executive director of the American Baptist Historical Society and the author of The Devotion of These Women: Rhode Island Women in the Antislavery Network.
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Gordon Van Ness is professor of English at Longwood University in Virginia. He has published four books on James Dickey, including the two-volume collection The One Voice of James Dickey: His...

Katherine Vande Brake Katherine Vande Brake is professor of English and Technical Communication at King College in Bristol, Tennessee..
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Thomas Jeffrey Vasseur Thomas Jeffrey Vasseur is a native of Kentucky. He is the author of Discovering the World: Thirteen Stories. He graduated from Transylvania University with a degree in English and Philosophy and...
Vladimir Volkoff Vladimir Volkoff (1932-2005) was born in Paris, the son of White Russian émigrés. He was a member of the faculty of Agnes Scott College and taught creative writing at Mercer University. Holder of a...
Vladimir Volkoff Vladimir Volkoff (1932–2005) was born in Paris, the son of White Russian émigrés. Educated at the Université de Liège, he was a member of the faculty of Agnes Scott College and taught creative...
Hans P. Vought Hans Vought (B.A. in History and Political studies at Gordon College, Massachusetts, M.A. and Ph.D. in History at the University of Connecticut) was curator of the Martha Parsons House Museum in...
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Gary W. Waddey A lifelong resident of Nashville, Tennessee, Gary W. Waddey received a BA degree from Vanderbilt University in 1978. Shortly afterwards, he joined Northwestern Mutual where he served on numerous...
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Bryan L. Wagoner Bryan L. Wagoner (PhD, Harvard University) is assistant professor of Religious Studies and Philosophy, and director of the Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy at Davis & Elkins...
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Scott Walker Scott Walker is the director of the Institute of Life Purpose and senior lecturer at Mercer University. He earned a doctorate in adult education from the University of Georgia, specializing in...
Mark I. Wallace Marl I. Wallace is assistant professor and co-chair in the Department of Religion at Swarthmore College.
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Austin Warren Austin Warren† (1899–1986), a revered university teacher and a compelling literary critic, taught for most of his career at major Midwestern universities, before retiring to Providence, Rhode...
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JoAnn Ford Watson JoAnn Ford Watson is the H. R. Gill Family Professor of Theology at Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, Ohio. She received her PhD degree from Northwestern University. Watson is an ordained...
C. Douglas Weaver C. Douglas Weaver is the director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Religion at Baylor University. He has taught Baptist history and other courses in the history of Christianity for...
Lon Weaver Matthew Lon Weaver has been an ordained minister of the Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA) since 1987, now copastor, with Robyn Weaver, of Glen Avon Presbyterian Church, Duluth,...
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Jack Weston Jack Weston has collected Allman Brothers Band memorabilia for more than twenty-five years. He has also contributed images from his music memorabilia collections for various CD and DVD releases....
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Timothy D. Whelan Timothy D. Whelan, a native of Independence, Missouri, graduated from Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 1977. After completing his Ph.D. in Early American (Puritan) Studies,...
Kelly Whiddon Kelly Whiddon is a writer and professor from Macon, Georgia. She has published poetry in Crab Orchard Review, Poetry International, Meridian, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Southern Poetry Review,...
Jaclyn Weldon White Jaclyn Weldon White is the author of eight books and numerous magazine articles, and has twice won the Georgia Author of the Year award. White is a jewelry designer and has also been an avid herb...
Jaclyn Weldon White Jaclyn Weldon White is the author of eight books, including two true crimes, three biographies, two mystery novels, and a book on herbs. She is a two-timewinner of the Georgia Author of the Year...
John B. White John B. White is the Harold and Dottie Riley Professor in Practical Theology and faculty director of the Sport Chaplaincy/Ministry Program and the Youth Spirituality and Sports Institute (funded by...
Julia Frazier White Julia Frazier White, retired systems deveolpment manager and project manager, is author of Forgiveness, Learning How to Forgive and Poems, Prose, and Prayers.
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R. E. O. White R.E.O. White is a former Principal of the Baptist Theological College of Scotland. His many publications include: The Indomitable Prophet, A Guide to Pastoral Care, and Enjoying the Gospel of John.
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Jan Whitt Jan Whitt is a professor of Journalism, Literature, and Media Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is author of seven books and numerous journal articles about American literature,...
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Robert E. Wilder Robert E. “Bobby” Wilder is a native of Fort Valley, Georgia, a graduate of Brewton-Parker Junior College, Mercer University, and Peabody Teachers College. Wilder was also an athlete in basketball,...
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David Williams David Williams is professor of history at Valdosta State University where for more than a quarter-century he has taught Old South, Civil War, and Georgia history. He holds a PhD from Auburn...
David Williams David Williams is professor of History at Valdosta State University, where for thirty years he has taught Old South, Civil War, and Georgia History. He is author of eleven books on the Civil War...
Philip Lee Williams Philip Lee Williams is the author of nineteen published books, including twelve novels and three volumes of poetry. A member of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, Williams has won a number of...
Sam A. Williams At the helm of one of the nation's most influential chambers of commerce, Sam A. Williams led Atlanta, Georgia's high-profile business community for almost two decades. Earning a national...
Michael E. Williams Sr. Michael E. Williams, Sr. is professor of History at Dallas Baptist University. He is the coeditor of TURNING POINTS IN BAPTIST HISTORY published by Mercer University Press (2008) and author of I....
Williamson Scott C. Williamson (Ph.D., Yale University) is Robert H. Walkup Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary.
Mary Willingham MARY WILLINGHAM, ED.D. is a professor of Reading in the Tift College of Education of Mercer University, where she uses many innovative teaching strate-gies. She teaches classes in Reading...
Wilson Jonathan R. Wilson is associate professor of Religious Studies at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California.
Dr. Mark Wilson Mark R. Wilson (Ph.D., Auburn University) coordinates community and civic engagement programs for the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University. He is the secretary of the Alabama Historical...
Dan B. Wimberly Dan B. Wimberly is a retired professor of History from Oklahoma Wesleyan University where he taught for twenty years. He holds a PhD in History from Texas Tech University and is author of FRONTIER...
Renea Winchester Renea Winchester is the award-winning author of In the Garden with Billy. She is the recipient of the Appalachian Writer and Denny Plattner awards. Her work has aired on Georgia's WAB90.1FM....
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Journalist William W. “Billy” Winn has been unearthing important chapters in Southern history for half a century. During his distinguished writing career, he has authored hundreds of...

Veronica L. Womack Veronica L. Womack attended the University of Alabama where she received her BS in Public Relations, MS in Public Administration, and PhD in Political Science with areas of concentration in...
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Gerald C. Wood Gerald C. Wood , distinguished professor emeritus of English and former director of the Horton Foote Center at Carson-Newman College, edited a casebook on Foote and a collection of the writer’s...
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Simon Woodman Simon Woodman is a Baptist minister and graduate of Sheffield University and the University of Bristol. Since 2004, he has been tutor in Biblical Studies at South Wales Baptist College, and a...
Jerry Worley JERRY WORLEY, Ed.D., is an assistant professor of Teacher Education, department of Curriculum and Instruction, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Worley’s teaching experiences have led him...
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William Wright is author of seven other collections of poems, three of which are full-length works, including Night Field Anecdote and Bledsoe. He received degrees from the University of...

Ben Wynne A native of Florence, Mississippi, Ben Wynne serves as associate professor of History at the University of North Georgia. He is the author of A Hard Trip: A History of the 15th Mississippi...
Lewis Nicholas Wynne Lewis Nichols Wynne completed doctoral studies in history at the University of Georgia. He has taught at Southern Technicl Institute, the University of South Alabama, and the University of South...
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Marly Youmans Author of fourteen books, Marly Youmans has been called “the best-kept secret among contemporary American writers” (Books & Culture). Her recent novels are GLIMMERGLASS (“resonant, beautiful”—Margo...
Andrea Young Andrea Young is an attorney, public policy advocate, and professor of Practice at Georgia State University. For more than thirty years she has been a leader in government and the non-profit sector...
Andrew Young Andrew Young was a key aide to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Atlanta’s Congressional representative, two-term Mayor, and co-chair of the Olympic Games in...
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Jason R. Young JASON R. YOUNG is an assistant professor of History at SUNY, Buffalo. His research focuses on the cultures and religions of the Black Atlantic. He teaches courses in American, African-American, and...
Joseph A. Young JOSEPH A. YOUNG is Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, where he teaches writing and African American Literature. He is author of Black Novelist as White Racist: The Myth...
Malcolm Clemens Young Malcolm Clemens Young is a theologian and an Episcopal priest who has served churches in Massachusetts and California. Since 2001, he has been rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Los Altos,...
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Karen Spears Zacharias Karen Spears Zacharias is the author of several books including the bestselling WILL JESUS BUY ME A DOUBLEWIDE? iand MOTHER OF RAIN, winner of the Weatherford Award for Best in Appalachian Fiction...
Karen Spears Zacharias Karen Spears Zacharias is a Georgia-raised Gold Star daughter. Her work has been featured in the New York Times and on CNN, National Public Radio, and Good Morning America. Her 2013 novel, MOTHER...
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J. Drew Zimmer J. Drew Zimmer served in the US Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is currently working on his M.Div. at the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University.
Jillian Hickman Zimmer Jillian Hickman Zimmer graduated from Union University with a B.A. in Christian Ethics and is currently working on her M.Div. at the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University.
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