Published on April 1, 2019
". . . I often tell students, you cannot understand the civil rights movement if you don't understand the black church and if you don’t understand Christianity." Chapters Introduction: An Archivist's View of Faith and History
Michelle Little and Claire Davis introduce Bayley Sharp's podcast, in which she interviews Dr. Jim Baggett about the relationship between faith and history.
A Historian's Identity
Jim Baggett discusses the importance of a historian's identity on his or her work, as well as the importance of understanding the cultural contexts of the people and events a historian is studying. He also emphasizes the importance of community history.
Jim Baggett explains the importance of both secular and faith-influenced interpretations of history.
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Audio Information Attribute Value Interviewer Bailey Sharp Interviewee Jim Baggett Repository Samford University Oral History Collection Accession SUHist/STORI013