Benjamin Franklin was a complicated man with complicated religious views. Franklin never became a Christian (as far as we know). But what can we learn from his confusing religious life? In a recent talk at Southeastern Seminary, Dr. Thomas Kidd, author of Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father, spoke about Franklin’s life… Read More
Dr. Thomas Kidd of Baylor University is one of the most respected and prolific Christian historians teaching and writing today. He gave a series of lectures at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on October 5, 2017. At a luncheon attended by faculty and Ph.D. students, Dr. Kidd provided an overview of the life and ministry of… Read More
Thomas Kidd, Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University, and Keith Harper, Senior Professor of Baptist Studies at Southeastern Seminary, discuss “Writing and Managing the Academic Life” as part of the Library Talk. Watch the conversation above. Stay Connected Get the latest Intersect content — plus a FREE e-book.
Benjamin Franklin was one of America’s most important founding fathers, and in a recent lecture, Thomas Kidd of Baylor University discussed his enigmatic faith. (Watch now.) In this lecture, Kidd turns to America’s spiritual founding father — Franklin’s friend George Whitefield who at one time was “the most famous man in America.” Watch the lecture… Read More
Ben Franklin is a monumental figure in American history. But what should we make of his faith? The Center for Faith and Culture recently hosted Thomas Kidd, Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University, for an evening lecture on “The Enigma of Ben Franklin’s Faith.” Watch the lecture above, or read an excerpt below. What… Read More