Thomas S. Kidd

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Thomas S. Kidd is an American historian, currently a Distinguished Professor at Baylor University [1] [2] and Distinguished Professor of Church History at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. [3]

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Before becoming a professor, Kidd studied at Notre Dame. He is a notable historian and author of such books as George Whitefield, a biography on the 18th century Anglo-American preacher. Kidd credits George Whitefield as being "profoundly influential on the American nation’s founding." [4]

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  1. "Thomas S. Kidd". Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  2. "Kidd, Thomas S." Retrieved April 22, 2017.
  3. "Historian Thomas S. Kidd joins Midwestern Seminary faculty as distinguished professor". Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 2019-05-23. Retrieved 2019-05-23.
  4. Swaim, Barton (2015-02-13). "America's Spiritual Founding Father". Wall Street Journal. ISSN   0099-9660 . Retrieved 2017-08-01.