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."


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.
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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.
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Different Perspectives

Jim Baggett explains the importance of both secular and faith-influenced interpretations of history.
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Audio Information
InterviewerBailey Sharp
IntervieweeJim Baggett
RepositorySamford University Oral History Collection