Darin D. Lenz, Ph.D., associate professor of history, along with Liam J. Atchison, Ph.D., and Keith Bates, Ph.D., co-edited Civil Religion and American Christianity released in 2018 by BorderStone Press. Essays examine the response to American civil religion by Anabaptist, Fundamentalist, Southern Baptist and Pentecostal churches; civil religion in the Revolutionary era; among Roman Catholic and Protestant women; and the presidencies of Lyndon B. Johnson, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Contributors include: Lenz, Atchison, Bates, Robert D. Linder, Richard Pierard, Barry Hankins, Alan Bearman, Joseph D. Harder, Kip A. Wedel, Terry A. Chrisope, Anita Specht and James C. Juhnke. More at amazon.com/dp/1936670518/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1519629650&sr=8-1&keywords=civil+religion+and+american+christianity.
Lenz was also selected to participate in the seminar “The Civil War in American Memory,” cosponsored by The Council of Independent Colleges and The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History at Yale University, June 10-14, 2018. More at cic.edu/programs/american-history