Thomas Kidd- America’s Religious History: Faith, Politics, and the Shaping of a Nation
On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. Thomas Kidd talk about the Great Awakening, global and domestic missions, and how evolution is affecting young people and what the church can do about it, along with his new book, America’s Religious History: Faith, Politics, and the Shaping of a Nation (Zondervan, 2019).
What you’ll hear in this episode
Genuine versus false revival.
How theological convictions helped shape life in early New England.
The deeper European roots of the Great Awakening.
The ministry and influence of Adoniram Judson and William Carey on global and domestic missions today.
How evolution is affecting young people today.
How local churches can address the growing problem of evolution among young people.
How parents can help their kids grow in a biblical worldview.
How parents can help their children learn discernment.
About the Guest
Thomas S. Kidd (PhD, Notre Dame) is distinguished professor of history at Baylor University. He has written many books, including America’s Colonial History and The Great Awakening, and also writes and appears regularly in mainstream media.
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