Paul Harvey, Distinguished Professor, Presidential Teaching Scholar at the University of Colorado.

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Paul Harvey is the author, most recently, of

Christianity and Race in the American South: A History (University of Chicago Press, 2016)

Bounds of Their Habitation: Race and Religion in American History (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016)

The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in American History (co-authored with Edward J. Blum, University of North Carolina Press, 2012).

Moses, Jesus and the Trickster in the Evangelical South (University of Georgia Press, 2011).

Previously, Paul Harvey was the author of Redeeming the South: Religious Cultures and Racial Identities Among Southern Baptists, 1865-1925, published in 1997 by the University of North Carolina Press, and in 2005 Freedom’s Coming: Religious Cultures and the Shaping of the South from the Civil War through the Civil Rights Era

Paul is also the co-editor (with Philip Goff) of Themes in Religion and American Culture (2004), and The Columbia Documentary History of Religion in North America Since 1945 (2005). Harvey is the creator and “blogmeister” of the nationally known professional scholarly blog Religion in American History, and is a contributor to the online journal Religion DispatchesHe also serves on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Southern History and American Nineteenth Century History, as well as Religion Compass.

Harvey’s narrative history survey Through the Storm, Through the Night: A History of African American Christianity (Rowman & Littlefield publishers) was published in 2011, along with a co-edited reference work The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History.

In 2006, Harvey received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research from the University of Colorado. In 2008, Harvey received the Outstanding Teaching Award from UCCS. In 2009, Harvey received the designation of Presidential Teaching Scholar at the University of Colorado, a system-wide award recognizing specially designated scholar/teachers throughout the University of Colorado system.


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