This summer I will be spending a considerable amount of time writing, visiting archives, and doing some consulting work, but I have scheduled a few speaking engagements.
On June 17 and 19 I will be conducting a two-day seminar for school teachers on religion and the American founding. If you are a school teacher within driving distance of Messiah College, I hope you will consider signing-up for this seminar. We are almost full, but there are a few seats available. All participants will get a free copy of Was America Founded as a Christian Nation: A Historical Introduction.
Later that week (June 21) I will be heading up to Newport, Rhode Island to participate on a panel on religion and the founders at the Newport Historical Society. The panel is part of a year-long celebration of Roger Williams and religious toleration. It will be good to touch base with my former student and research assistance Katie Garland, who has won a spot in the highly competitive and prestigious Newport Historical Society internship program.
On June 27 and 28 I will be in the Houston, TX area. I will be doing a talk on Was America Founded as a Christian Nation at a local Baptist church, meeting with some history professors from Christian colleges and seminaries in Houston, and doing some teaching in Southwestern Baptist Seminary's program at a maximum security prison.
On July 14, I will be back with my friends at St. Peter's Presbyterian Church in Ocean City, New Jersey. Check the blog for more details.
NOTE: The Religion, Rebellion, and Founding Fathers tour (originally scheduled for June 5-8) that I have been advertising on the blog has been postponed. Check the blog to find out when it will be rescheduled.